Darlene Kim
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Special Interests

Research Interests

Cardiovascular imaging, pulmonary hypertension, treatment quality

Clinical Interests

All aspects of general cardiology; Preventive cardiology; Pulmonary Hypertension; Coronary artery disease; Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and multi-modality advanced cardiac imaging including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear and echo stress testing, and cardiac CT.


Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD
Stanford University, BA
Temple University Hospital, Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognition

Whitepaper Writing Group, Council on Clinical Practice, American College of Cardiology.

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography
Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
American Heart Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • 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.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


Recommended to others

Explanation of problem/condition

Shows concerns for your questions

Includes you in decisions

Spoke using clear language

Amount of time spent with you

Confidence in your doctor


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 PatientJune, 2016
Very thorough, understanding, shows care & concern.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
Dr. Kim and her staff have been wonderful and have contacted me whenever test results have shown the need for a change in medications. She also went above and beyond during my heart catheterization to identify a problem that she originally had not been looking for.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
Dr. Kim is fantastic!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
Darlene Kim is a kind compassionate brilliant doctor with a great sense of humor and easy to talk to. She is the doctor who saved my life. I highly recommend her!!!!!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2016
I've seen Dr. Kim before, as referred by Dr. Hamzeh. I saw her this time for pre-surgery processing, as referred by Dr. Weyenth.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2016
All good!

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2016
Dr. Kim has been the most impressive and accessible of all of your (very impressive) care providers, in my experience.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2016
Dr Kim is smart and caring. She listens carefully, is very encouraging and supportive. She recognizes you and knows you issue.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2016
I am lucky to be a patient of National Jewish

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