Darlene Kim
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Darlene Kim, MD, is a cardiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kim is in the Division of Cardiology and Department of Medicine.

Special Interests

Research Interests

Cardiovascular imaging, pulmonary hypertension, treatment quality

Clinical Interests

All aspects of general cardiology; Preventive cardiology; Pulmonary Hypertension; Coronary artery disease; Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and multi-modality advanced cardiac imaging including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear and echo stress testing, and cardiac CT.


Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD
Stanford University, BA
Temple University Hospital, Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognition

Whitepaper Writing Group, Council on Clinical Practice, American College of Cardiology.

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
American Heart Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218

Patient Ratings

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Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
I learned more from *Dr. Kim on my first visit with her than from all the other doctors! She is very professional and dedicated to her patients!!

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
She talks too fast!

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2018
I have recommended *Dr. Kim to several of my friends -

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2017
Dr Kim was very thorough and compassionate

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2017
This was my first visit with *Dr. Kim. My husband & I were very impressed with her knowledge, intelligence & warmth. I look forward to a continued relationship.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2017
*Dr. Kim did my [Procedure] and it couldnot have been handled better by Dr. and nurses. So grateful, as I was very scared. It would have helped me greatly if a paper had been sent ahead of the procedure explaining the test and approximately time - fear of unknown.

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2017
I tell everyone of the best hospital I know that is National Jewish

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
Dr. Kim is exceptionally good, thoughtful, and caring

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2017
One of the best doctors I have seen yet at NJ

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2016
Dr. Kim is an excellent physician and is always on top of my care. Cannot say enough about her as a Medical Professional.

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