Christina Papantonakis, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Denver (CO) (2005)
Residency:
  • Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2014)
Fellowships:
  • Vanderbilt University/Monroe Carell, Jr Children's Hospital Program, Pediatric Pulmonology (2017)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor
  • MD

Publications

  • Wurth M, Papantonakis CM, Nevel RJ, Thomas CS, Sokolow AG, Moore PE, Rosas-Salazar C. Recommended Reading from Vanderbilt University Pediatric Pulmonary Fellows. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29064272
  • Moore PE, Poston JT, Boyer D, Barsky E, Gaffin J, Boyne KB, Ross KR, Mann Dosier LB, Vece TJ, Casey AM, Welsh SK, Logan JW, Shepherd EG, Phinzy PA, Panitch HB, Papantonakis CM, Austin ED, Orandi AB, Kitcharoensakkul M, Abe MK, Horani A, Rettig JS, Pittman J. ATS Core Curriculum 2017: Part II. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Aug;14(Supplement_2):S165-S181. PubMed PMID: 28857623

Professional Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Specialty Care
4125 Briargate Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-305-9000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Lungs and Breathing - Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity (Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia)
  • Lungs and Breathing - Chronic Mechanical Ventilation
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Development
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Neonatal Lung Diseases
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Respiratory Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Tracheostomy Dependence
Clinical Interests
I enjoy caring for the full breadth of pulmonary disease in children, but am especially interested in treating patients with asthma, premature lung disease and breathing problems associated with abnormal airways and feeding concerns.

Personal Interests
Outside of work, I enjoy the opportunity to explore nature with my family, experiment in the kitchen and curl up with a good book.

Public Speaking
Yes
I thoroughly enjoy participating in teaching events throughout the Colorado Springs Community

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Denver (CO) (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2014)
Fellowships:
  • Vanderbilt University/Monroe Carell, Jr Children's Hospital Program, Pediatric Pulmonology (2017)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
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