Eric Sigel, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1989)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Colgate University (NY) (1985)
Internship:
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program (1989)
Residency:
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program, Pediatrics (1992)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Adolescent Medicine (1993)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Fellowship Director Adolescent Medicine

Research Interests

Youth Violence, Firearm Violence

Teaching

  • Professor (2016)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Publications

  • Masho SW, Schoeny ME, Webster D, Sigel E. Outcomes, Data, and Indicators of Violence at the Community Level. J Prim Prev. 2016 Apr;37(2):121-39. PubMed PMID: 26965102
  • Kingston BE, Mihalic SF, Sigel EJ. Building an evidence-based multitiered system of supports for high-risk youth and communities. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2016 Mar;86(2):132-43. PubMed PMID: 26963183
  • Sigel E, Harpin SB, Tung G. Increasing Documentation and Referral for Youth at Risk for Violence Through the Primary Health Care Setting. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25305258
  • Monge MC, Forman SF, McKenzie NM, Rosen DS, Mammel KA, Callahan ST, Hehn R, Rome ES, Kapphahn CJ, Carlson JL, Romano ME, Malizio JB, Bravender TD, Sigel EJ, Rouse MR, Graham DA, Jay MS, Hergenroeder AC, Fisher MM, Golden NH, Woods ER. Use of Psychopharmacologic Medications in Adolescents With Restrictive Eating Disorders: Analysis of Data From the National Eating Disorder Quality Improvement Collaborative. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Jul;57(1):66-72. PubMed PMID: 26095410
  • Sigel E, Harpin SB, Tung G. Increasing Documentation and Referral for Youth at Risk for Violence Through the Primary Health Care Setting. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25305258
  • Forman SF, McKenzie N, Hehn R, Monge MC, Kapphahn CJ, Mammel KA, Callahan ST, Sigel EJ, Bravender T, Romano M, Rome ES, Robinson KA, Fisher M, Malizio JB, Rosen DS, Hergenroeder AC, Buckelew SM, Jay MS, Lindenbaum J, Rickert VI, Garber A, Golden NH, Woods ER. Predictors of outcome at 1 year in adolescents with DSM-5 restrictive eating disorders: report of the national eating disorders quality improvement collaborative. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Dec;55(6):750-6. PubMed PMID: 25200345
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Professional Memberships

  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, MD
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Violence Prevention Subcommittee FAAP
  • Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research, Member, Science Committee

Practice Locations

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

Children's Hospital Colorado Adolescent Medicine
13123 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-6131

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1992, 2006)
  • Adolescent Medicine, Board Certification (1997, 2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Teen Health
  • Substance Abuse - Alcoholism
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Abuse - Drug Abuse
  • Substance Abuse - Smoking Cessation
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bipolar Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Eating Disorders
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Primary Care
  • Symptoms and Manifestations
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Abdominal Pain
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Chronic Fatigue
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Headache
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Nausea and Vomiting
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Pain
  • Child and Teen Health
Clinical Interests
I have a variety of clinical interests including behavioral issues- youth violence, aggression, ADHD, substance use, and teen-parent conflict; adolescent mental health, including Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders and general adolescent issues including male health, puberty, growth, sexual orientation and transgender issues.

Personal Interests
I am the father of 3 kids- I recognize that parenting has added a unique perspective to my work as a pediatrician/adolescent specialist, making me a better doctor. I love all aspects of the Colorado outdoors

Volunteer Activities
Board Member, Metro Denver Partners 1996-2008 Adult Advisor for the Gang Rescue and Support Project 2000-2008

Public Speaking
Yes
I have presented > 100 talks locally, regionally and nationally on eating disorders, youth violence, firearm risks, substance abuse as well as general adolescent medicine topics.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1989)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Colgate University (NY) (1985)
Internships:
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program (1989)
Residency Programs:
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program, Pediatrics (1992)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program, Adolescent Medicine (1993)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
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