Mike Tchou, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2011)
Residency:
  • Stanford University Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2014)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Hospital Medicine (2018)
Department: Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Coe M, Gruhler H, Schefft M, Williford D, Burger B, Crain E, Mihalek AJ, Santos M, Cotter JM, Trowbridge G, Kessenich J, Nolan M, Tchou MJ. Learning from Each Other: A Multisite Collaborative to Reduce Electrolyte Testing. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2020 Nov-Dec;5(6):e351. PubMed PMID: 33134756
  • Bassett HK, Coller RJ, Beck J, Hummel K, Tiedt KA, Flaherty B, Tchou MJ, Kapphahn K, Walker L, Schroeder AR. Financial Difficulties in Families of Hospitalized Children. J Hosp Med. 2020 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33147127
  • Markham JL, Thurm CW, Hall M, Shah SS, Quinonez R, Tchou MJ, Antoon JW, Genies MC, Parlar-Chun R, Johnson DP, Shah SP, Ittel M, Brady PW. Variation in Early Inflammatory Marker Testing for Infection-Related Hospitalizations in Children. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Oct;10(10):851-858. PubMed PMID: 32948631
  • Tchou MJ, May S, Holcomb J, Tanner-Edwards E, Good K, Frazier M, Stalets EL, Dewan M. Reducing Point-of-care Blood Gas Testing in the Intensive Care Unit through Diagnostic Stewardship: A Value Improvement Project. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2020 Jul-Aug;5(4):e284. PubMed PMID: 32766484
  • Nathaniel E, Tchou MJ. An Explosive Workup for Diarrhea: The Cascade Effect From an Incidental Finding on a Laboratory Panel. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Jul;10(7):620-622. PubMed PMID: 32561526
  • Tchou MJ, Andersen H, Robinette E, Mortensen JE, Powell EA, Ankrum A, Washam MC, Haslam DB, Courter JD. Accelerating Initiation of Adequate Antimicrobial Therapy Using Real-Time Decision Support and Microarray Testing. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Jul-Aug;4(4):e191. PubMed PMID: 31572892
  • Girdwood SCT, Sellas MN, Courter JD, Liberio B, Tchou MJ, Herrmann LE, Dewan ML, Statile AM, Unaka NI. Improving the Transition of Intravenous to Enteral Antibiotics in Pediatric Patients with Pneumonia or Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. J Hosp Med. 2019 Jul 24;14:E1-E7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31339843
  • Beck J, Wignall J, Jacob-Files E, Tchou MJ, Schroeder A, Henrikson NB, Desai AD. Parent Attitudes and Preferences for Discussing Health Care Costs in the Inpatient Setting. Pediatrics. 2019 Aug;144(2). PubMed PMID: 31270139
  • Tchou MJ, Hall M, Shah SS, Johnson DP, Schroeder AR, Antoon JW, Genies MC, Quinonez R, Miller CW, Shah SP, Brady PW. Patterns of Electrolyte Testing at Children's Hospitals for Common Inpatient Diagnoses. Pediatrics. 2019 Jul;144(1). PubMed PMID: 31171587
  • Beckman M, Washam MC, DeBurger B, Haslam DB, Courter JD, Andersen H, Schaffzin JK, Tchou MJ, Ankrum A, Mortensen J. Reliability of the Verigene system for the identification for Gram-positive Bacteria and detection of antimicrobial resistance markers from children with bacteremia. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Mar;93(3):191-195. PubMed PMID: 30477953
  • Beckman M, Washam MC, DeBurger B, Haslam DB, Courter JD, Andersen H, Schaffzin JK, Tchou MJ, Ankrum A, Mortensen J. Reliability of the Verigene system for the identification for Gram-positive Bacteria and detection of antimicrobial resistance markers from children with bacteremia. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30477953
  • Dewan M, Herrmann LE, Tchou MJ, Parsons A, Muthu N, Tenney-Soeiro R, Fieldston E, Lindell RB, Dziorny A, Gosdin C, Bamat TW. Development and Evaluation of High-Value Pediatrics: A High-Value Care Pediatric Resident Curriculum. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30425056
  • Tchou MJ, Tang Girdwood S, Wormser B, Poole M, Davis-Rodriguez S, Caldwell JT, Shannon L, Hagedorn PA, Biondi E, Simmons J, Anderson J, Brady PW. Reducing Electrolyte Testing in Hospitalized Children by Using Quality Improvement Methods. Pediatrics. 2018 May;141(5). PubMed PMID: 29618583
  • Tchou MJ, Dewan M, Herrmann LE. Confronting the Hidden Curriculum of High-Value Care Education. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Mar;8(3):173-175. PubMed PMID: 29437837
  • Brady PW, Tchou MJ, Ambroggio L, Schondelmeyer AC, Shaughnessy EE. Quality Improvement Feature Series Article 2: Displaying and Analyzing Quality Improvement Data. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 15;7(2):100-103. PubMed PMID: 29040644
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Professional Memberships

  • Academic Pediatric Association, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Society of Hospital Medicine, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2014)
Care Philosophy
I work to provide high-quality care for children in hospitals that maximizes the benefits to their rapid recovery.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2011)
Residency Programs:
  • Stanford University Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2014)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Hospital Medicine (2018)
Department: Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine
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