Darlene Kim, MD, FACC Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient 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 2019 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2018-2019 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2019 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 47 Patient Ratings 36 Patient Comments × No Rating Available In order to provide the most accurate and useful information on our providers, we only post satisfaction data when a provider has received a minimum of 30 survey responses. 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Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Cardiology Programs Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) EILO/VCD Program Exercise & Performance Breathing Center Pulmonary Hypertension Program Scleroderma Program Specialties & Conditions Cardiac Sarcoidosis Congestive Heart Failure Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Diastolic Dysfunction Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Heart Valve Disease High Cholesterol Hypertension Intracardiac Shunts Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) 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. Education Education 2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD 1999 Stanford University, BA Residency 2004 - 2007 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 Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations 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 4.8 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 4.8 Confidence in your doctor 4.8 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.7 Comments 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 Patient– June, 2019 Excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 *Dr. Kim, my cardiologist for 6 years, has provided excellent care in every way, including regular diagnostic tests. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 professional National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 *Dr. Kim is an excellent cardiologist but doesn't always show the greatest compassion or concerns for fears. I would NOT want anyone else but her. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 *Darlene Kim MD is impeccable and BRILLIANT. Toss in humor. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 I would prefer that she talks slower. I need time to process, I'm old - National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Dr. Kim is an excellent physician, both knowledgeable and caring, and very easy for discussing any pertinent medical problem. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Great Job National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 *Darlen Kim is quite anxious for a patient to have a good cardiac outcome. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 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 Patient– June, 2018 She talks too fast! show more National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 I have recommended *Dr. Kim to several of my friends - National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2017 Dr Kim was very thorough and compassionate National Jewish Health Patient– September, 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 Patient– September, 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 Patient– August, 2017 I tell everyone of the best hospital I know that is National Jewish National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2017 Dr. Kim is exceptionally good, thoughtful, and caring National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2017 One of the best doctors I have seen yet at NJ National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2016 Dr. Kim is an excellent physician and is always on top of my care. Cannot say enough about her as a Medical Professional. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2016 Dr. Kim is extraordinry National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2016 Dr Kim was outstanding and so were her staff National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2016 excellent National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2016 we really like dr Kim National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2016 I was very pleased and impressed with this provider National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2016 *Dr. Darlene Kim is one of the very best physicians I have had in my 85 years - I'm so grateful that my wife found her as our cardiologist when our previous one retired. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2016 Very thorough, understanding, shows care & concern. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2016 Dr. Kim and her staff have been wonderful and have contacted me whenever test results have shown the need for a change in medications. She also went above and beyond during my heart catheterization to identify a problem that she originally had not been looking for. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2016 Dr. Kim is fantastic! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2016 Darlene Kim is a kind compassionate brilliant doctor with a great sense of humor and easy to talk to. She is the doctor who saved my life. I highly recommend her!!!!! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2016 excellent National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2016 I've seen Dr. Kim before, as referred by Dr. Hamzeh. I saw her this time for pre-surgery processing, as referred by Dr. Weyenth. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2016 All good! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2016 Dr. Kim has been the most impressive and accessible of all of your (very impressive) care providers, in my experience. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2016 Dr Kim is smart and caring. She listens carefully, is very encouraging and supportive. She recognizes you and knows you issue. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2016 I am lucky to be a patient of National Jewish National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2016 *Dr. Kim & her staff are the best.