Minisha Kochar, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Minisha Kochar, MD, is a cardiologist who specializes in treating women with heart disease at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kochar is in the Division of Cardiology. Assistant Professor Division of Cardiology 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 4.6 out of 5 stars 111 Patient Ratings 28 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 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 4.6 Provider included you in decisions 4.6 Confidence in your doctor 4.6 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– February, 2023 She is a very excellent cardiologist. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 Dr Kochar needs to be cloned. This is the best medical professional I have seen in all of Denver. Love love love her National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 Good National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 *Dr. Kochar is always pleasant and understanding with a concern for my overall health. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 This provider is excellent and goes above and beyond to listen to my concerns and worries as well as explains things to my understanding. Thank you to Dr Kochar National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 It took the exceptional performance of National Jewish for me to trust the diagnosis and treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Everything came out well National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 I had a pleasant visit with Dr. Kochar. She is nice, professional, thorough and very detailed. Also, her staff is professional and the schedulers are efficient. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 It was a very short visit because it was only to let me know the results of the echo and blood work. Since I had already been to NJH two other times that week, I was thinking it would have been nice if during this visit it could have been by Zoom or phone, but it was still nice to see Dr. Kochar. No problem, really. Thanks. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 The staff at National Jewish are all amazing National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Thank You! show more National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Above and beyond National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Excellent National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr. Kochar is an excellent doctor. Very caring and helpful in explaining options to your problem. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr. Kochar was good. I did have an appointment with a Laurie in pulmonology and If you could send a survey regarding my care with her that would be great. You may have sent one that I missed. Thanks National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Nice to have someone listen to how & where I grew up & what I've been exposed to rather than focusing on 1 thing (my smoking) National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr Kochar is awesome no complaintss National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Received excellent care. Will return. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 Dr. Kochar was very caring and took the time to explain things in a way that made sense to me and helped me understand what I need to do to get healthy and stay that way. She is awesome. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 *DR. KOCHAR listened to my concerns we came up with a health plan. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 *Dr. Kochar answered and explained what she could about my results. (She had results only.) She was still waiting on other results. Very professional. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 *Dr. Kochar has a wonderful way of engaging with me as her patient. She listens to all my questions and concerns with compassion and interest. She has given me excellent care. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I like that she always asked if I had any questions or concerns. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I still have yet to know results and what they mean National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 This was my first visit with Dr. Kochar and I left National Jewish feeling really good that I have an excellent doctor to take care of my heart problem. Excellent doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 I trust my Doctor and I am confident in the treatment and care received. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Kochar was very attentive to my problems. She took me serious and did not disregard my concerns. She explained everything and asked me numerous times if I had any questions. I am grateful for her care and attention.