Melanie Cree-Green, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Director, Multi-Disciplinary PCOS clinic
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Gender: Female
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
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Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology, Board Certification (2015)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2012)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
Clinical Interest for Patients
I see most pediatric endocrine conditions. I have a special interest in polycystic ovarian syndrome and oversee a special clinic for girls with this condition who are also overweight, to try to offer a complete treatment plan in 1-2 visits.

Care Philosophy
My overall philosophy is try to practice personalized medicine as much as possible, and make sure my recommended therapies are right for the medical condition, the patient and the family.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, running, snowboarding, gardening and photography.

Volunteer Activities
I spend time supporting activities in the schools and for children's health.

Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
In addition to general pediatric Endocrinology, I have a special interest in polycystic ovarian syndrome, and I oversee a multi-disciplinary clinic for girls with PCOS who also struggle with obesity. Providers in this clinic include Nutrition, psychology, pediatric Endocrinology, Gynecology, Dermatology, exercise physiology.

Research Interest for Referring Providers
I perform research in insulin resistance in girls with PCOS, youth with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. My interests are focused on the interaction between glucose and fat metabolism and how the interplay leads to insulin resistance, fatty liver disease and early cardiovascular disease.
Office Phone: (720) 777-6128