Kevin K. Brown, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Kevin K. Brown, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Brown serves as Chair of the Department of Medicine and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine Clinical Affairs. Chair, Department of Medicine Vice Chair, Department of Medicine Clinical Affairs Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine 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. 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Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Rheumatology Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program Specialties & Conditions Autoimmune Lung Diseases Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Areas Inflammatory Lung Disease Pulmonary Fibrosis Related Clinical Trials Pulmonary Fibrosis & Genetic Factors Special Interests Research Interests Mechanisms responsible for the initiation and progression of lung fibrosis. Lung disease in patients with autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma, among others. See More View Publications News & Videos Clinical Trial Results Signal an Advance for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Kevin K. Brown, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Medicine at National Jewish Health Nintedanib Slows Progression for Broad Range of Scarring Lung Diseases Education Education University of Minnesota Medical School, Medical School Internships Presbyterian Hospital, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, Medical Internship Residency Providence Medical Center, Medical Residency Providence Medical Center, Chief Medical Resident Fellowship National Jewish Health/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Pulmonary/CCM, Research Fellowship Maine Medical Center, Pulmonary/ CCM Fellowship Awards & Recognition 2001-2016: America's Top Doctors 2002-2016: Best Doctors in America 2004-2005: America's Top Physicians 2002: Clinician of the Year, National Jewish Health Board Certification Internal Medicine Pulmonary Publications Raghu G, Brown KK, Bradford WZ, Starko K, Noble PW, Schwartz DA, King TE A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Recombinant Interferon Gamma-1b in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. N Engl J Med 2004 Jan 8; 350:125-33. Vourlekis JS, Schwarz MI, Cherniack RM, Curran-Everett D, Cool CD, Tuder RM, Lynch DA, King TE, Brown KK. The Impact of Pulmonary Fibrosis on Survival in Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. Am J Med. 2004 May 15;116(10):662-8. Collard HR, King TE, Bucher-Bartleson B, Vourlekis JV, Schwarz MI, Brown KK. Changes in clinical and physiologic variables predict survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Sep 1;168(5):538-42. SurattBT, Cool CD, Serls A,Varella-Garcia M, Shpall EJ, Brown KK, Worthen GS. Human Pulmonary Microchimerism Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Aug 1;168(3):318-22. Academic Affiliations Professor, University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. 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 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 4.9 Friendliness 5 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 Confidence in your doctor 4.9 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.9 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 Dr Brown provides me with all the information I want/need. I never feel rushed. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Only saw Dr. Brown once so far National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 1st time meeting. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 I find *Dr. Brown to be an excellent physician & I always feel reassured after visting with him!! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 *Dr. Kevin Brown is exceptional! He is one of our favorite drs. we've had, and there have been many. NJ is (as we are) lucky to have him. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 *Dr. Brown always makes me feel as if i was his only patient. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2018 I have the best doctor in the whole facility! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2018 I have the utmost respect for Dr Brown. He is very thorough when giving me my exam. I never feel that he is not interested in me and my [condition] condition. He takes time to explain the results of my tests and how these results indicate the progress of the [condition and symptoms]. I am very confident that I am getting the best care available. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2018 I am very pleased with Dr Kevin Brown. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 *Dr. Brown has cared for me for many years. He is a fine doctor and very kind & thorough man. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2017 I feel extremely fortunate to have Dr.Brown, with his level of expertise and experience, treating me. Under his care, my lung function has improved which has led to an overall improvement in my quality of life. show more National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2017 *Dr. Brown is very knowledgeable about [condition] and it's treatment. He always takes the time to answer any of my and my wife's questions. I am very satisfied with the care I receive from him. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 Dr. Brown is a tremendous clinician. I always feel at ease, leave fully understanding of my current status, what is going on, what I need to do, and he has a great sense of humor. I actually enjoy (instead of dread) my visits. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2017 I have a great deal of confidence in Dr. Brown. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2017 He's the best! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2017 Very good total experience National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 So pleased that I am a patient at National Jewish Medical and under *Dr. Kevin Brown. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 I have seen Dr. Kevin Brown for many years and his care has excellent, respectful and thorough. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2016 Dr. Brown never rushes me through my appointments. He is very thorough with questions and concerns and goes over all of my results with me. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2016 see prior comments. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2016 I've already said it in previous comments. National Jewish is a first rate facility, certainly the best hospital in the US for respiratory. I think of it as the gold standard of medical facilities in this country.