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
5280 Top Doctors 2021 (1st year)

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

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 PatientJune, 2021
I trust *Dr. Kim and I don't trust easily.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2021
Dr Kim was open and frank with her discussion with me during this tele-health visit. Although she couldn't actually listen to my heart and lungs, I believe she got a pretty good idea of my heart function. [Protected health information].

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2021
Very friendly.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
Listens to all my concerns. Ensures me that I am doing fine. Appreciate her frankness & attention to my concerns. Great personality & easy to talk about my health concerns.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
Excellent care. Excellent listening skills.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2021
I think *Dr. Kim was concerned about me but I never figured out why exactly. [Protected health information].

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2021
I am very lucky to have found such a good doctor.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2021
Dr. Kim is very friendly and nice. I really believe in her.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2021
Dr Kim is always friendly, thourough, and professional ... zoom and in person

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2021
Excellent experience. Dr Kim took the time to listen to my concerns and questions. I appreciate that she explained information and how it applied to my concerns

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