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

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

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Provider showed concern


Spoke using clear language

Provider explained things clearly

Amount of time spent with you

Provider included you in decisions

Confidence in your doctor

Likelihood of recommending this provider


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 PatientMay, 2020
Dr. Kim was great as usual. I didn't feel like we had much time together but I felt like this was more of an inhouse virtual visit problem than something Dr. Kim did.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
I will always recommend *Dr. Kim she has an understanding and concern of her patients problems - Excellent doctor -

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2020

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2020
As you can see by my grades I'm beyond happy with all the professional people at National Jewish - I feel as if I have a whole hospital taking care of only me.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2020
Dr kim is a Rockstar...She should have her own baseball card..simply the best You couldnt ask for a more caring and and super smart doctor...

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2020
Dr. Kim is an outstanding physician in every respect - professional, knowledgeable, detail conscious, while also courteous and friendly and easy to communicate with.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2020
*Dr. Kim is just wonderful - the best!

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2019
There should be something higher than "very good" to rate *Dr. Kim - EXCELLENT+++!!

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2019

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2019
*Dr. Kim, my cardiologist for 6 years, has provided excellent care in every way, including regular diagnostic tests.

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