Paul Houge, MD

Paul Houge, MD

Dr. Paul Houge grew up in Minnesota and then moved to New York where he graduated from the US Military Academy. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Medical School, he completed his residency in Pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu. He served with both the Army and Air Force as a pediatrician and in multiple leadership positions in Germany, Bosnia, New York, Colorado Springs, Kuwait, Utah, Denver and San Antonio before settling in Colorado Springs. Dr. Houge augmented his passion for patient safety and quality in his last assignment as Chief of Quality, Risk Management, Compliance and Patient Safety at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency. He also enjoyed treating pediatric patients around the world on short term mission trips in Romania, Peru, Honduras and Mongolia.

Dr. Houge is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and he has over twenty years of experience in the practice of pediatrics. He is excited for the opportunity to care for children and to partner with their parents to reach their optimal health and life goals. He believes good health is gained not just through medications, surgeries and therapies but also by incorporating exercise, nutritional eating habits, preventative medicine, immunizations, safe environments, and healthy relationships.

Dr. Houge believes practicing medicine is a privilege and a calling. Dr. Houge is passionate about his patients and strives to be thorough and compassionate in caring for each and every child.

Dr. Houge and his wife are blessed with five young children, including three by adoption. As a family they enjoy reading, singing, biking, hiking, dance, soccer, swimming and skiing together.