Karen Ream, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

Graduate Schools :
  • MMS, Midwestern University (AZ) (2011)
  • MBA, University of Colorado Denver (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Clinical Director, Inpatient Services

Research Interests

My clinical research has been focused on the development of late heart block in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). I also do outcomes research surrounding troponin utilization and documentation.


  • Levy AE, Hammes A, Anoff DL, Raines JD, Beck NM, Rudofker EW, Marshall KJ, Nensel JD, Messenger JC, Masoudi FA, Pierce RG, Allen LA, Ream KS, Ho PM. Acute Myocardial Infarction Cohorts Defined by International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision Versus Diagnosis-Related Groups: Analysis of Diagnostic Agreement and Quality Measures in an Integrated Health System. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Mar;14(3):e006570. PubMed PMID: 33653116
  • 8. Kleinpell R., Kapu A., Abraham L., Alexander C., Andrews T.D., Booth S., Campos G., Cartwright C.C., Chaney A., Johnson M.C., Cook C., Fedyna O., Franco P.M., Gibson J., Grek A., Heitsch-midt M., Kamm A., Khichi M., Mullen T., Oliver L., Onka C., Ream K., Riccioni M., Rodgers J., Rose M.Q., Saiki R., Staffileno B., Vance E.H., & Wu Y.(. (2020, xxx). The use of national collaborative to promote advanced practice registered nurse-led high-value care initiatives. Nurs Outlook, 00(00), 111.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2020.04.009
  • Levy AE, Ream KS, Ho PM. ICD-10 Coding of Type 2 Myocardial Infarction and Myocardial Injury as It Relates to US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Payment Programs. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31411635
  • Ream K, Sandhu A, Valle J, Weber R, Kaizer A, Wiktor DM, Borne RT, Tumolo AZ, Kunkel M, Zipse MM, Schuller J, Tompkins C, Rosenberg M, Nguyen DT, Cleveland JC Jr, Fullerton D, Carroll JD, Messenger J, Sauer WH, Aleong RG, Tzou WS. Ambulatory Rhythm Monitoring to Detect Late High-Grade Atrioventricular Block Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 May 28;73(20):2538-2547. PubMed PMID: 31118148

Practice Locations

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

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MMS, Midwestern University (AZ) (2011)
  • MBA, University of Colorado Denver (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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