Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Associate


Dr. Betty Kim
Dr. Betty Kim




2222 N. Nevada Ave., Ste. 5011, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Betty S. Kim, MD, FACS, is a board-certified cardiac surgeon at Penrose Hospital. With almost 20 years of cardiac surgery experience, she has performed approximately 1500 heart surgeries during her time in Colorado Springs. She performs the full scope of adult cardiac surgery to include aortic reconstruction and minimally invasive valves. Dr. Kim is an honor graduate of Yale College and Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her cardiothoracic fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and advanced cardiac surgical training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Kim is currently the Medical Director of Cardiothoracic surgery at Penrose Hospital and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as the 2021 Woman of Impact in Colorado Springs. She has won numerous patient nominated awards to include “Extraordinary Hero” and CARES award demonstrating the highest level of compassion. She served in the US Army Medical Corps achieving rank of Lieutenant Colonel. This is Dr. Kim’s third consecutive year earning the Top Doctor title.