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Dr. Robin Larabee

Pediatrics
Denver, CO
27 years experience female

Locations

Sapphire Pediatrics

Denver, CO

Address

4500 E. Ninth ave, #740, Denver, CO
Directions

Fax

7209411783

Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Humana

Medicaid

Aetna Life Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Great-West Healthcare

Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

UnitedHealthcare

Sapphire Pediatrics

Denver

About

Bio

Sapphire Pediatrics is a full service, state-of-the art pediatric practice in central Denver.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Colorado

Doctor Q&A

157 Answers
65 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Likely normal: Many 4 month old will start spitting up again as now the can laugh and roll over. All this will increase spit ups. As long as baby is happy to eat and... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Unlikely: Normal activity is very unlikely to cause bowing of long bones. You may have knee problems, other bone disease, or maybe just normal legs for you. Se... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
New cream: You will need an antifungal cream to treat ringworm on the skin. Lotrimin, micatin, (miconazole) etc. Anything for athlete's foot will usually work.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of meningitis, the age during the illness, ANS the severity of the illness. Uncomplicated viral meningitis should leave no lon... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
YES/Dr Office: TVs are large and heavy, and your toddler is not. He could have an internal injury and should be seen by his doctor. This does not need to be an ER ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Give it time: If they are not improving in 48 hours he should be seen. It will take weeks for full improvement though.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Acetaminophen: Tylenol for now. If it persists more than 2 days, see your pediatrician
A member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Not normal: She needs to see a GI specialist. She could have an intermittent blockage which can be extremely serious and also very hard to diagnose.
A female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Will not help: Save your money and wash their hands, faces, and change their clothes when the come home from school. Vitamins don't avoid colds.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes, but: If it has been too long, your retainer may no longer fit. Don't force your teeth into a retainer that doesnt fit-- see your orthodontist for advice.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Difficult delivery: These tests are used to help predict how difficult the delivery was for the baby. Any difficult delivery will often have cord gases taken; if baby is... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Many: See an orthopedist who specializes in the spine-- xrays will be needed to determine if a brace is needed and which brace will help the most.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Large tongues: Persons with Down syndrome have relatively large tongues.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Every 4 hours: While it is not necessary or proven effective, Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen may be alternated every 4 hours in attempt to control fever. Eg- tylenol (... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
It depends: It depends upon the drugs that wre ingested. It also depends upon the underlying psychiatric disorder in the patient, and how long it takes to get th... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: All 20 baby teeth will eventually fall out. The molars may fall out last, around age 10 or so.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
A viral infection: Many viruses can cause a sore throat. Mono and adenovirus are common examples. As these illnesses will resolve on their own and no treatment is avai... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Irregular heart beat: A holter monitors your heart rhythm with an ekg over a long period of time, like a full day or two. Looks for causes of irregular heart beat, faintin... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Maybe: If your child received a live vaccine such as mmr, chickenpox, or nasal influenza vaccine, consult the cancer patient's doctor. Most other vaccines a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a denti... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: Relapse is certainly possible. Also, secondary cancers are unfortunately common as well.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Compensation: During an asthma attack, oxygen is not getting into the blood as it should. In response, the person must breathe harder and faster in attempt to make... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: Baby food is tightly regulated. There should be no preservatives, additives, or artificial sweetener. Always check the label on anything you feed yo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends: It depends on the tyoe of meningitis. Some need antibiotics, some just pain relief and time.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
100.4F or 38.0C: Fever in a newborn under 2 months of age is a medical emergency. Seek attention immediately.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: Asthma and eczema are both allergic type disorders and many patients with one disorder will also have the other.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Maybe: It could be normal if it occurs only once or twice. If it continues, baby should see the pediatrician to evaluate for infection or cow milk protein al... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Can't tell: These are tests of a single point in time. Brief low oxygen levels usually don't harm a newborn. If low oxygen is prolonged, then problems may arise... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Complex: Ng tubes are temporary feeding tubes used for patients who cannot feed or swallow correctly. Most infants needing ng tubes are simply too sick or too... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Intelligence: Related to growth and differentiation of the brain around mental tasks, intelligence, problem solving, etc.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See your doc: This could be serious reflux, or maybe asthma as well. See your oediatrician this week for a full evaluation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
It depends: It depends on your immunization status (there is a childhood vaccine for chickenpox now), and your exposure (the people around you). If you are unimm... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Inhalers: Most people with asthma will need a bronchodilator (albuterol) for acute symptoms, and often will also need an inhaled steroid (flovent, azmacort, (tr... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Interactions: To avoid drug interactions. Be honest, its, really important.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Read the instruction: Hard water deposits will accumulate in humidifiers that use heat to create the humidity. The manufacturer's directions should recommend a household m... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: Brain growth in utero concides with growth of the body and skull and the brain has already spent 9 months growing and responding to stimuli in the wom... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: See your doctor and don't underestimate the serious nature of asthma.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
It depends: It depends on the weight of the person, the amount of confine in the product, and the other ingredients. If there is Acetaminophen in the syrup, an o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Yes: The are very helpful in this circumstance. Also your primary doctor can help.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: Too many calories can make you overweight. Bananas are calorie dense for fruit, but are no more likely to make you overweight than any other fruit or ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Go back: A child with a fever for more than 5 days should have a thorough evaluation for infection. Most viruses won't cause fever for 5 days. Take the child b... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Likely tics: These may just be tics but tics should not be "non stop". It could also be a type of seizure or other neurologic disorder. See your pediatrician in ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: Excess calories can cause you to gain weight. Blueberries are no more calorie dense than other fruits. Juice, in general, is high in sugars. Consid... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Absolutely: If the foods dont' cause her belly pain or immediate diarrhea (dairy may do that), then she can eat whatever she pleases.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends: If they are curved inward towards the 4th fingers, they have probably always been like that and you hadn't noticed. This is called "clinodactyly" and... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Flu or strep: He should be seen-- he may have strep which needs treatment. He could also have the flu which is not always treated. He could also have pneumonia. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
It depends: The hormonal system that makes oubic hair is totally separate from the system that causes the rest of puberty. See his pediatrician. They can tell by ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: If you are feeling sick enough that you need oral electrolyte solution, you should definitely see your ob-gyn. You should not be craving pedialyte.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Larabee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Larabee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jun 3, 2012
Great advice and quick as well
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Thank you! Glad you didn't flinch at the 90 second feedings she takes every three hours. I did not have enough room to mention that she has tummy pain that coincides with the rushing of fluid noise th...Read More
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Thanks! Glad u responded the last doc said every two and I knew that was wrong. He ended up having 104 fever and it ended up being HFM disease. He is all better now. Alternating was key to keep fever...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

Children's hosp of WI

Awards

Top Pediatrician, First Place, Colorado - Winter
2013
Top Pediatrician, First Place, Colorado - Summer
2013
TOP DOCTOR, First Place, Colorado - 2018

Affiliations

Childrens hospital colorado
Exempla st joseph hospital
Presbyterian st lukes medical center
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