Practice Locations

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


Cindy Buchanan, PhD



Practice Locations

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


Children’s Colorado Outpatient Care at Briargate
Colorado Springs
4125 Briargate Pkwy Colorado Springs, CO 80920


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

In my work with patients and families, my goals are to support children in coping with medical stressors, provide strategies to support resilience, and provide evidence-based behavioral interventions that improve health outcomes.

Care Philosophy

My goal is to help children with complex medical conditions to live their fullest lives. I believe that supporting the psychological well-being of children is a vital component of their medical care and overall health.


  • Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Psychology

Conditions & Treatments

  • Mental Health and Behavior


  • Child and Teen Health

    Children's Health, Infant and Toddler Health, Parenting, Pediatric Diseases and Conditions, Teen Health

  • Wellness and Prevention

  • Stress Management

Education & Training

Undergraduate Schools

BS, Baker University (KS) (2002)

Graduate Schools

PhD, University of Kansas (2008)


Temple University Hospital Program (2008)


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program (2010)

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association, Member

Society for Pediatric Psychology, Member

Research & Grants

Research Interests for Patients

My research focuses on improving quality of life, coping, and adjustment for children with chronic medical conditions.

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 777-6200

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

I am a pediatric psychologist that works with children through the Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Gynecology, and the SOAR clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado. I am actively involved in psychology training at CHCO. My work focuses on adherence to medical treatments, adjustment and coping with medical stressors, and increasing quality of life for children with complex medical conditions.