Kimberly Indovina, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Kansas (KS) (2004)
Residency:
  • University of Minnesota Program, Internal Medicine (2012)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Academic Hospitalist Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Director, CU Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education

Recognition & Awards

  • Fellow in Hospital Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine (2019)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians (2019)
  • Top Doctor, Internal Medicine, 5280 Magazine (2019)
  • Outstanding Service Award, Denver Health Division of Hospital Medicine (2014)

Research Interests

Patient experience, palliative care, interprofessional education

Publications

  • Fosnot L, Jones CD, Keniston A, Burden M, Indovina KA, Patel H. Hospitalists' perspectives on challenging patient encounters and physician well-being: A qualitative study. Patient Educ Couns. 2021 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34511284
  • Indovina KA, Keniston A, Manchala V, Burden M. Predictors of a Top-Box Patient Experience: A Retrospective Observational Study of HCAHPS Data at a Safety Net Institution. J Patient Exp. 2021;8:23743735211034342. PubMed PMID: 34377774
  • Cunningham JM, Munoa AM, Indovina KA. Opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency for the hospitalist. The Hospitalist. 2021;25(10):21-23.
  • Nepal S*, Keniston A*, Indovina K, Frank M, Stella S, Quinzanos-Alonso I, McBeth L, Moore S, Burden M. What Do Patients Want? A Qualitative Analysis of Patient, Provider, and Administrative Perceptions and Expectations about Patients’ Hospital Stays. Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting, April 2020, San Diego, CA.
  • SHM Patient Experience Special Interest Group. Communication Tips for 5 Common Conundrums in the COVID-19 Pandemic. 2020. https://www.hospitalmedicine.org/globalassets/practice-management/practice-management-pdf/mem-20-0039-patient-experience-sig---covid-comm-tips-m.pdf
  • Nepal S, Keniston A, Indovina KA, Frank MG, Stella SA, Quinzanos-Alonso I, McBeth L, Moore SL, Burden M. What Do Patients Want? A Qualitative Analysis of Patient, Provider, and Administrative Perceptions and Expectations About Patients' Hospital Stays. J Patient Exp. 2020 Dec;7(6):1760-1770. PubMed PMID: 33457641
  • Khateeb R, Keniston A, Moore A, Hrach C, Indovina KA, Kneeland P, Rudolph M, Burden M. Perspectives on Patient Experience: A National Survey of Hospitalists. J Patient Exp. 2020 Dec;7(6):1482-1490. PubMed PMID: 33457605
  • Gunderson E, Dingfield L, Graves K, Indovina KA, Khateeb R, Ling D. Palliative Care, Medical Ethics, and Decision-making. In: Young AL, ed. Spark Edition 2. Society of Hospital Medicine; 2019. https://www.hospitalmedicine.org/professional-development/hospital-medicine-certification/spark-fphm-study-tool/
  • Indovina K, Zheng C, Northcutt N, Munoa M. Red Eye Rounds: Knowledge in the Cloak of Darkness. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, May 2019, Washington, DC.
  • Fosnot L, Jones CD, Keniston A, Burden M, Indovina K, Patel H. How difficult patient encounters affect physician resilience: A qualitative study. Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting, March 2019, National Harbor, MD.
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Patient Experience Committee. “SHM patient experience committee survey: Hospitalist perspectives on patient experience”. Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting, March 2019, National Harbor, MD.
  • Echaniz M, Indovina K, Geer B, Nepal S. “Red Eye Rounds – Knowledge in the Cloak of Darkness”. Innovations in Medical Education Conference, February 2019, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Indovina, K.A., Keniston, A., Reid, M., Sachs, K., Zheng, C., Tong, A., Hernandez, D., Bui, K., Ali, Z., Nguyen, T., Guirguis, H., Albert, R. K. and Burden, M. Real-time patient experience surveys of hospitalized medical patients. J. Hosp. Med. 2016;11:251–256.
  • Indovina KA, Keniston A, Reid M, Sachs K, Zheng C, Tong A, Hernandez D, Bui K, Ali Z, Nguyen T, Guirguis H, Albert RK, Burden M. Real time patient satisfaction of hospitalist physicians. Research poster/abstract (finalist). Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting, March 2015, National Harbor, MD.
  • Novak, J., Parry, L. J., Matthews, J. E., Kerchner, L. J., Indovina, K., Hanley-Yanez, K., Doty, K. D., Debrah, D. O., Shroff, S. G., Conrad, K. P. Evidence for local relaxin ligand-receptor expression and function in arteries. FASEB J. 2006;20:2352-2362.
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • Society of Hospital Medicine, Fellow in Hospital Medicine
  • Society of General Internal Medicine, member
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, member

Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Hospital Medicine, Board Certification (2012)
Clinical Interests
Hospital Medicine and Palliative Medicine

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Kansas (KS) (2004)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Minnesota Program, Internal Medicine (2012)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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