Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen, MD

Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen, MD

Endocrine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen, MD is an endocrine surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in endocrine surgery.Read her story

Denver Center For Endocrine Surgery PC

4700 Hale Pkwy Ste 210

Denver, CO 80220
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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Vanderveen's Experience

Dr. Vanderveen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Vanderveen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vanderveen "Kimberly Vanderveen, MD is a Colorado native and graduate of Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, CO. She received her bachelor?s degree with honors from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. She then earned her medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL in 2001. Dr. Vanderveen completed her surgical residency at UC-Davis in Sacramento, CA. During her residency, she also obtained a master's degree in Clinical Research and was actively involved in cancer research and education. After her surgical training, Dr. Vanderveen completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is knowledgeable in both medical and surgical aspects of endocrine diseases. She specializes in surgery for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands and is a high volume neck and adrenal surgeon. She also has expertise with pancreatic islet cell and bowel neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors, and holds Board Certification in General Surgery. She is adept at minimally invasive techniques and advanced imaging. Dr. Vanderveen is active in national organizations, including the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Association of Women Surgeons, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is active in continuing medical education, is a coveted local and national speaker, and has received a prestigious teaching award. She also provides consultations for medical practice development and biomedical device research and design. Dr. Vanderveen initially practiced in Albuquerque, NM, where she helped the Presbyterian Medical Group build a thyroid and endocrine cancer program, and quickly became one of the leading thyroid surgeons in the state. She also organized and became the chairperson of the first Endocrine Tumor Board and Multidisciplinary Working Group in New Mexico. She returned to Denver to be closer to her family in 2011. (You may recognize her brother-in-law, Chris Vanderveen, from his Emmy Award-winning reporting on 9News.) Dr. Vanderveen is one of the founding members and Medical Director of the Rose Thyroid and Parathyroid Center - one of the country's first community multidisciplinary endocrine centers of excellence. She also serves as the Chairman of Rose's Cancer Committee and the Vice-Chairman of Surgery. Dr. Vanderveen's true joy is spending time with her husband (also a physician and Denver native) and three children. She is also known for her love of cowboy boots, which she often wears during surgery. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vanderveen "My goal is to make the surgical experience personal and compassionate, and minimize the impact of surgery on my patients' lives. I believe in an evidence-based, team approach and individualized patient care. We promote the most advanced technology and minimally invasive techniques, to ensure quality outcomes."

1  Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Vanderveen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Member

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I saw Dr. Vanderveen for the first time in autumn 2018. I feel that she and her staff were completely professional, and the office was well run. I feel extremely confident in Dr. Vanderveen's assessment of my thyroid issue.
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the doctor and her staff made me feel very comfortable and answered all my questions. i was very impressed with them
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I *really* appreciated that Dr. Vanderveen was completely straightforward with me about the need to have surgery, as well as how long I could realistically wait if I didn't opt to do it in the near future. Since I'd never had major surgery (except for a C-section decades ago), I was pretty...Read More
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I have had to have two surgeries associated with my thyroid cancer. Dr. Vanderveen was my choice for the second surgery. Because of my experience with two surgeons working on my problem, I can say with much confidence that Dr. Vanderveen and her staff are a shear joy to work with. All of the...Read More
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Dr. Vanderveen and her entire staff are AMAZING! I had the best experience with this team of health professionals. I had thyroidectomy for nodules that looked bad and potentially cancerous. This Dr. went out of her way to answer all my questions and put me at ease before, during and after the...Read More
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