Andrew Freeman

Andrew Freeman MD, FACC, FACP joined National Jewish Health in Denver, CO after completing his training in Philadelphia at Temple University. Prior to that, he completed his internal medicine training at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed medical school at SUNY Buffalo with research honors after graduating summe cum laude from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. At National Jewish, he serves as the director of clinical cardiology and the director of cardiovascular prevention and wellness and is an associate professor of medicine. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and echocardiography. His clinical and research interests are in imaging heart disease and nutrition and lifestyle medicine as well as preventive cardiology. Dr. Freeman also hosts a monthly Walk with a Doc program ( in the Denver area where he volunteers his time to walk with patients on a Saturday morning to teach key health concepts, but also to explore using exercise as medicine for the greater good of the public. Finally, Dr. Freeman holds some key leadership positions in the American College of Cardiology both regionally as well as at the national level, including, co-chair of the Nutrition and Lifestyle Workgroup as well as the Digital Strategy Committee. He has published scholarly manuscripts on cardiovascular nutrition, nutrition education, patient-centered care, cardiac sarcoidosis, and has served as editor-in-chief of the Patient Centered Care community on CardioSource. An avid teacher and educator, Dr. Freeman teaches medical and pharmacy students regularly, and has hosted many community lectures and CME programs.