Laura Pickler, MD, MPH/MSPH
Associate Professor, Family Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (2000)
Graduate School :
  • MSPH, University of Michigan (1996)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (2001)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (HealthONE Rose Medical Center) Program, Family Medicine (2003)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD) (2007)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Family Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Program
  • Chief of Family Medicine at Children's Hospital Colorado

Recognition & Awards

  • Clinician of the Year Award, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado (2014)

Publications

  • Clark A., Ferrell, K. A., Smyth, C., Shaw, R., Spicer, C. L., Morgese, Z. L., Puchalski, C. B., Pickler, L., Phangia Dewald, H., Dewald, A. J. & Erskine, J. (in press). Early intervention may affect food acceptance in infants and toddlers with visual impairment, Infants and Young Children.

Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Family Medicine, Board Certification (2003, 2013)
  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD), Board Certification (2009, 2019)
  • Developmental Medicine, Specialized Training (2005)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Genetic Conditions and Testing
Clinical Interests
Dr. Laura Pickler is a family physician and clinical geneticist with an active clinical practice serving children and young adults who have eating challenges including those with genetic conditions and inborn errors of metabolism.

Care Philosophy
Each patient and their family is important to me, regardless of the cause for their particular challenge with eating. I believe in a team approach that views each child in a holistic manor.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (2000)
Graduate Schools:
  • MSPH, University of Michigan (1996)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (HealthONE Rose Medical Center) Program, Family Medicine (2003)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD) (2007)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Family Medicine
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