Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)

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Pulmonary hypertension is a kind of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in your lungs and your heart. Most people with pulmonary hypertension have other lung diseases as well.

As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, has special insights into the link between lung disease and heart disease. In fact, our Pulmonary Hypertension Center is one of the only comprehensive treatment centers in the region. Our pulmonary hypertension team includes cardiologists, pulmonologists, rheumatologists, rehabilitation therapists and dietitians. They work together to develop a customized plan of care for you.

Our doctors are researchers, too, so you have access to the latest pulmonary hypertension clinical trials and most effective treatments.

 

Pulmonary Hypertension Care at National Jewish Health

At National Jewish Health, you’ll find:

  • The latest in pulmonary hypertension clinical trials
  • A focused and integrated approach
  • A therapy plan designed especially for you
  • Nutrition advice from expert dietitians
  • State-of-the art testing in one of the world’s largest pulmonary physiology labs.

Our Specialists

  • Barbara Lemer
    Barbara Lemer, NP
  • Andrew M. Freeman
    Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC, FACP

Clinical Trials

Reasons to Visit National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked as one of the top two hospitals in pulmonology every year since U.S. News & World Report included this category in its annual “Best Hospitals” survey
  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians frequently recognized as among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 8 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to the latest clinical trials
  • 118-year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders

 

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