Kimberly A. Hardin, M.D.


Internal Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


  • Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Professor


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UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

3160 Folsom Blvd, Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Clinical Interests

Kimberly A. Hardin's primary clinical area of interest is in pulmonary medicine. She is director of the UC Davis Health System´┐ŻVeterans Administration Hospital Sleep Lab. Her research includes sleep deprivation in the ICU patient and the development of new bedside neurophysiologic monitoring techniques in patients receiving neuromuscular blocking agents.


Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine


M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California, 1995

B.A., Sonoma State University, Sonoma, California, 1986

M.S., UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1988

Internship: University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1995-96


University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1996-98


University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1998-2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998

American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2003

American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2001

American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2003

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American College of Chest Physicians

American Medical Association

American Thoracic Society

Honors and Awards

Princeton Recognition Award for Professional Women, 2010

Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellows, 2010

America's Best Women's Physician, 2009

America's Top Physician Award, 2009

America's Top Physician Award From Consumer's Research Council, 2007

Select Recent Publications

Hardin K. A. Syndromic Craniosynostosis: Complicated airway obstruction calls for progressive strategies in surgical management. Expert Rev Resp Med, 2010;4(3): 315-319.

Zeki, A.A., M. Schivo , A.L. Chan, K.A. Hardin, N.J. Kenyon, T.E. Albertson, G.L. Rosenquist, S. Louie. Immunological Aspects and Geoepidemiology of COPD and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Autoimmunity Reviews, 2010;34(3): 327-338.

Hardin, K.A. Sleep in the ICU: potential mechanisms and clinical implications. Chest, 2009;136(1): 284-94.

Hilty, D, Young, J, Bourgeoise, J, Klein, S, and Hardin, K. Algorithms for the assessment and management of insomnia in primary care. Patient Preference and Adherence, 2009;3: 9-20.

J. Young., D. Hilty, J. Bourgeoise, and Hardin, K.A. Sleep in Hospitalized Medical Patients, Part 2: Behavioral and Pharmacological Management of Sleep Disturbances. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2009;4(1): 50-59.

J. Young, D. Hilty, J. Bourgeoise, and Hardin, K.A. Sleep in Hospitalized Medical Patients, Part 1: Factors Affecting Sleep. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2008;3(6): 473-482.

Hardin, K.A., F. Meyers, S. Louie. Integrating palliative care in severe chronic obstructive lung disease. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2008;5: 207-220.

Tzeng, Z.D., M. Markman, and Hardin, K.A. Necrotizing pneumonia and pulmonary gangrene: Difficulty in diagnosis and evaluation, and treatment. Critical Care/Respiratory Care, 2007;14: 166-170.