Pediatric Partners of the Southwest in the News


Pediatric Partners of the Southwest is an important resource for Durango and its surrounding communities. Listed below are news articles featuring services, opinions and advice beneficial to the communities we serve. Click on an orange article title to read.

Durango Herald

Tuesday, May 30, 2019

By Mary Shinn

Former Bayfield primary school to fill up with nonprofits, clinic

Child care co-op to offer new services, meeting space for parents

Durango Herald

Tuesday, May 23, 2019

By Patrick Armijo

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest to oversee Durango High School health clinic

Florida Mesa Elementary health center to close

Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing

2016-2017 Annual Report

Includes a feature on Pediatric Partners' innovative care.

Silverton Standard

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Doctor Is In (Durango)

Pediatricians in Durango and in Denver now examining kids at Silverton School via internet 

Durango Herald

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

By Shane Benjamin

Video linkup allows children with Down syndrome to visit Denver doctors

Family with 10 children, 5 who have Down syndrome, visit doctors online

Durango Herald

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

by Heidi McMillan, MD

Teen suicide is real, it’s among us. Let’s talk and act!

Isolation. Bullying. Altitude. Hopelessness. Economic stress. Social media. Stigma. Whatever the cause, the fact remains that mountain towns, such as ours, have three times the rate of suicide than the national average.

Durango Herald

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

by Ann Butler

Donning red noses raises spirits, funds

With the goal of “getting funny for the money” or “seriously silly,” Pediatric Partners of the Southwest committed to the Red Nose Day theme for a fundraiser for kids in need, decorating the entire practice in crimson, garnet, cherry, berry, rose and every other tone of red.

The Durango Telegraph

December 22, 2016

by Jen Reeder

Creature comforts 

Therapy dogs help ease kids' waiting room anxiety
Therapy dogs spend two hours each day at Pediatric Partners to help lower the stress levels of kids, parents and staff. 


The Journal  -- Cortez | Dolores | Mancos

Thursday, August 20, 2015

by Chase Olivarius-McAllister

A little magic never hurts

Sensitivity, humor put pediatric patients at ease


Durango Herald

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer

Mental-health counselors boost care for kids

Program supports pediatricians, families

Depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder and temper tantrums are among issues that come to doctors at Pediatric Partners of the Southwest. But now they have on-site professional backup available.


Durango Herald
Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Dale Rodebaugh

Horse Gulch Health Campus opens

Facility will offer telemedicine connection to Denver physicians



Durango Herald
Saturday, May 18, 2013

By Dale Rodebaugh

Durango Derailers looking for another $50,000 year 

More than 100 Durango Derailers bicycle club members are training for a July ride to raise money to cover the travel expenses of Southwest Colorado children who are treated at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora.



Durango Herald

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

By Dale Rodebaugh

Pediatric Partners acquires room to continue expansion


Main Clinic (Horse Gulch)

Monday - Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday Clinic

9:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Bayfield Clinic

Monday - Friday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Durango High School

Monday - Friday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

(hours vary during the summer and holidays)

After hours nurse on call:


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Telephone: 970-375-0100

Fax: 970-375-9210


Horse Gulch Health Campus

810 E 3rd St #301

Durango, CO 81301

Satellite Offices:

Silverton Public Schools
1160 Snowden St 

Silverton, CO 81433

Bayfield Schools
658 S East St 

Bayfield, CO 81122

Durango High School
School-Based Health Center

2390 Main Ave

Durango, CO 81301

Your PPSW Providers: 
Kim Caruso MD 
Cecile Fraley MD 
Brenda Huffman  MD
Amy Hurley MD

Lisa Isenberg PNP 
Aimee Jacoby PA-C
Betsy Kastak PNP 
David MacLaurin MD 

Jessica Marsh MD
Heidi McMillan MD

Kelly Miller MD 
Savannah Porter PA-C

Amanda Singh, PNP

Our Integrated Behavioral Health Providers:
LeAnn Shaw, MA LMFT
Linza Vargas, LSW

Shayla Walker

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