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 2021 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 52 Patient Ratings 16 Patient Comments 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. 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Provider showed concern 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 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, 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. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 *Dr. Brown is very attentive to me while we have our visit. He listens to what I have to say and explains the answers to my questions. I have the highest opinion of him. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 *Dr. Brown listened and gave his opinion clearly. He's helped me for 17 years and I trust him! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Great, could not be better. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 I am a retired hospital CEO. *Dr. Brown has been caring for me for over 2 1/2 yrs. He is the most caring & communicative physician I have ever had the pleasure to know. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 *Dr. Brown is amazing. I am very confident in his care of me. I drive from another city to see him - - he is excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 I am beyond grateful to be in the care of Dr. Brown and team. He convinced me I have hope under his stewardship of my pulmonary challenges. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr. Brown is the best!! Thank you for his care and concern for me. show more National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 I liked that Dr. Brown took time especially to talk to me about how the coronavirus could impact my health specifically, as I am medically complicated. He was very factual and listened to my concerns about my unique situation, but was also very reassuring. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 First time I had met *Dr. Brown and I liked him very much. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I have great confidence in Dr. Kevin Brown. His guidance through my disease progression has been phenomenal. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 Dr Brown is a very caring health provider. When he is with me I always feel I have his interest and attention to my care. Both my wife and I are very pleased after I have had an appointment with him. He answers my questions in language that we can understand. He is very thorough reviewing the results of the tests that I have completed and answering any questions I may have about the results. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 Dr Brown is awesome - we always have an excellent rapport and he makes the visits interesting - always a good day when you learn something new!