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Practice Locations

UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor, Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-5300

David Kao, MD

Cardiology

Board Certified

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Locations

Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0000

UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor, Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-5300

Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

My clinical interests include heart failure, women's heart health, heart disease in pregnancy, clinical and genetic personalized cardiovascular medicine, and complementary medicine such as acupuncture and naturopathy.


Care Philosophy

I am committed to providing holistic, personalized care using all available considerations ranging from genetics to clinical conditions to quality of life to patient health care goals and treatment references.


Specialties

  • Cardiology ( 2018 , 2018 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Heart and Circulation

    Angina, Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathy, Circulatory Disorders, Coronary Disease, Heart Attack, Heart Diseases, Heart Diseases - Prevention, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Diseases

  • Women's Health

  • Genetic Conditions and Testing

  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy making music, snowboarding, flyfishing, and travel.


Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2003)


Undergraduate Schools

BSc, Johns Hopkins University (MD) (1998)


Internships

Stanford Hospital and Clinics Program (2004)


Residency Program

Stanford Hospital and Clinics Program (2007)


Fellowships

Stanford University Program (2008)

University of Colorado (2014)

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology (ACC), Member


American Heart Association (AHA), Member


American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Member


European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Association, Member


Research & Grants

Grants

Development of a Closed-Loop Integrated Framework For discovery of Novel Treatment Strategies in Heart Failure (CLIFFNOTES-HF) (2021)


Research Interests for Patients

My research is focused on using big data analysis to personalize management of heart disease, most notably heart failure. This includes development and use of various tools for prediction of survival and response to various therapies. I also am funded by a teaching grant aimed at establishing a data analysis team at the University of Zimbabwe.

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 848-5300

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

My clinical interests include heart failure, both with reduced and preserved ejection fraction, women's cardiovascular health, cardiovascular disease in pregnancy, clinical and genetic personalized cardiovascular medicine, and coordination with complementary care providers.

Research Interest for Referring Providers

My research is focused on using big data techniques including complex phenotyping analysis in order to personalize management of cardiovascular disease, most notably heart failure. I am funded by multiple awards investigating the development and use of various tools for prediction of risk and treatment response. My publication record consist primarily of big data analysis of heart failure patients ranging from genomic analysis to regional/national level health data. I also am funded by a grant aimed at establishing a research informatics core at the University of Zimbabwe.


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