Minisha Kochar, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Minisha Kochar, MD, is a cardiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kochar is in the Division of Cardiology and Department of Medicine. Assistant Professor Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2020 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 4.6 out of 5 stars 80 Patient Ratings 15 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Cardiology (Adult) Specialties & Conditions Congestive Heart Failure Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Diastolic Dysfunction Heart Valve Disease High Cholesterol Hypertension Special Interests General Cardiology Valvular Heart Disease Women’s Heart disease Lipid Management Preventative Cardiology News & Videos Cardiologist Minisha Kochar, MD, Joins National Jewish Health Education Education 2000 - 2004 Temple University School of Medicine, MD Internships 2004 - 2005 University of Pittsburgh, Internal Medicine Residency 2005 - 2007 University of Pittsburgh, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2010 - 2011 Weill Cornell Medical College-NYP, Cardiac Imaging 2007 - 2010 Temple University, Cardiology 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 4.7 Friendliness 4.7 Spoke using clear language 4.7 Provider explained things clearly 4.6 Amount of time spent with you 4.4 Provider included you in decisions 4.5 Confidence in your doctor 4.5 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.6 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– December, 2020 Our dr. listed to my concerns - & went over all my questions I didn't feel hurried. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 excellent service National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr. Kochar is professional, efficient, and compassionate. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Kochar is a dedicated, thoughtful, knowledgeable, and compassionate person. She goes above and beyond to create a great health outcome! I am very grateful to her and to be a National Jewish patient. She has made a big difference in my past medical monitoring. I am positive current testing will definitely make a difference in my future as well. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I felt rushed. She came in rushed and like she needed to get to next appt. She did say that had more patient that AM. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr. Kochar is focused, polite, professional, and she does listen to her patients. NJH is fortunate to have her on their medical staff! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr. Kochar as well as Megan Knect are very attentive and very caring about me as a person. They have done all they can to assist me with my condition and to provide excellent encourage about my efforts to improve. Their insight is always very appreciative to the nth degree National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 It was a follow-up appointment, so not a lot of diagnosis or treatment was needed. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr. Koschar gives the impression her attention is somewhere else. Perhaps this is just an issue of style. But, it is rather off-putting. It would be good if she worked at projecting more of a friendly, caring sense. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 This was my first contact with this Dr. and I was very pleased. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr. Kochar is excellent. show more National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 the doctor was informed regarding my history and was able to judge from my present concerns the correct course of action National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 I saw Dr. Kochar once before and liked her so much that I talked my daughter into going to see her. Dr. K was excellent, very knowledgeable and explained things very well to me. She is very thorough, and that is why I drive 4 hours round trip to see her. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I felt a little rushed. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 I made a long trip to this hospital for a second opinion because it was so highly recommended and I was thoroughly impressed with the whole experience. I found your hospital took my concerns more seriously and got me in a lot sooner than my own cardiologist in [my home town]. I found the doctor outstanding in her concern and ability to explain the situation with me and in making a good plan for care.