Dr. Alan Garscadden, MD

PediatricsMaleAge 58

Dr. Alan Garscadden, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities Penrose-St. Francis Health Services and UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Garscadden to book an appointment.

Dr. Garscadden

Optum in Colorado Springs

6340 BARNES RD Colorado Springs, CO 80922
Accepting new patients

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Care Philosophy

"To partner with families in making health care decisions for their children."

- Dr. Alan Garscadden, MD

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Dr. Garscadden's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Circumcision
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Skin
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Esophagitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Headache
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Infant Care
  • Infections
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Lice
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Meningitis
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyuria
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Swine Flu
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Love, love, love this guy!!! Answers all questions (even when I moved out of state, he still returned my phone calls). Personally have brought 5 children through his office, and was sad when we moved.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr. Garscadden is wonderful. We met him when our son was born and needed to be in the NICU. We decided to keep him for our pediatrician and have not regretted that decision. He has a wonderful bedside manner and seems to remember everything about every child. I highly recommend him if you are look for a pediatrician for your kiddos.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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DeAnna in Colorado Springs, CO – Jun 27, 2018
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We love Dr. Garscadden! We thank you so much for listen to our problems, taking your time exam my son and very patience. Thank you, The Williams
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Grace in Fairborn Ohio – Apr 04, 2018
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We love Dr. Garscsdden! He's friendly and patient. Answers any and all questions we have. Would definitely recommend him to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 12, 2018
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My son has been a patient of Dr Gascaddens since he 6 months old. Love Dr Garscadden! He is calm, patient and compassionate. He speaks to the parents and also interacts with the children. He has been our pediatrician for 11 years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Lisa M in Colorado Springs, CO – Aug 01, 2017
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Dr. Garscadden was my daughters pediatrician for over 18 years my eldest cries when she had to move on to a Regular Doctor since then we had to move, I cried because I have not found another Doctor with Dr. Garscadden heart, attention and passion.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
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Adriana Flores in Colorado Springs – Nov 01, 2016
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He listens when we have problems he actually cares about his patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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makayla in Colorado Springs – Mar 18, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

To partner with families in making health care decisions for their children.

Biography

Dr. Garscadden's special interests include Neonatology, Infectious Disease, Child Advocacy, Child Abuse, and Electronic Medical Records. He attended medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Ohio State University
Undergraduate School
1992
Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Wilford Hall U S A F Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Alan Garscadden, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Garscadden frequently treats Newborn Jaundice, Immunization Administration, and Wellness Examination. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Garscadden treats.

Where is Dr. Alan Garscadden, MD's office located?

Dr. Garscadden's office is located at 6340 BARNES RD, Colorado Springs, CO 80922. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Optum in Colorado Springs

Optum Primary Care6340 BARNES RD Colorado Springs, CO 80922
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Garscadden is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

Colorado Springs, CO

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central

Colorado Springs, CO

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received