Antonia Chiesa, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe

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Medical School:
  • MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport (2001)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Louisiana State University (LA) (1992)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2004)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Child Abuse Pediatrics (2007)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine, (2012)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
  • Best Doc, 5280 Magazine, (2011)
    Voted on by peers
  • Best Doc, 5280 Magazine, (2010)
    Voted on by peers

Teaching

  • Assistant professor (2007)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    General child abuse, sexual abuse, abusive head injury

Publications

  • Chiesa AE, Kallechey L, Harlaar N, Rashaan Ford C, Garrido EF, Betts WR, Maguire S. Intimate partner violence victimization and parenting: A systematic review. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 Jun;80:285-300. PubMed PMID: 29665506
  • Chiesa A, Goldson E. Child Sexual Abuse. Pediatr Rev. 2017 Mar;38(3):105-118. PubMed PMID: 28250071
  • Mehra M, Chiesa AE, Sirotnak AP. Two cases of sublingual hematoma as a manifestation of child abuse. Ear Nose Throat J. 2015 Dec;94(12):494-6. PubMed PMID: 26670756

Professional Memberships

  • AAP, CATCH State Facilitator
  • Ray Helfer Society, Scholar member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member

Practice Locations

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

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Denver Health Medical Center
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics, Board Certification (2009)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health
Care Philosophy
I am humbled by my interactions with families, constantly amazed at the personal experiences and emotions they share with me. I am awed by the strength of children and driven to find ways for my patients to have better lives. This human side to my work is the core of my clinical practice.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport (2001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Louisiana State University (LA) (1992)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2004)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Child Abuse Pediatrics (2007)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe
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