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. Chair, Department of Medicine Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2022 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® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 41 Patient Ratings 10 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine 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. 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Provider showed concern 4.8 Friendliness 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Spoke using clear language 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– January, 2023 Very Good National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Good National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Dr Brown always listens to my current health status/concerns and addresses with terminology that I can understand. He is very personable, easy to talk to and understanding of my current health status. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Dr Brown has helped me more than I can say working through the challenges of my CVID. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr Brown is compassionate, knowledgeable and very focused on the patient. I have been seeing Dr Brown for over 3 1/2 years and there Is no one I would rather have as my physician National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 I'm so fortunate to have the best doctor ever. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 I am very pleased with the attention and care I receive form *Dr. Brown. He listens and clearly answers any questions I have. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 *Dr. Kevin K Brown is excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 *Dr. Brown was very professional & knowledgeable. I was very comfortable with him & very confident he will take care of my needs. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Brown has been 1 of 2 of the best doctors I have ever had. I look forward to visits with him and he makes it a pleasurable experience while being informative, caring, and making sure we are doing the best for me and that I am on board with my care. He explains everything well. And we have fun.