Pulmonary hypertension is a kind of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in your lungs and your heart. Pulmonary hypertension makes people short of breath and often looks like other lung diseases.
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 Program is one of the only specialized treatment centers in the region. Our pulmonary hypertension team includes cardiologists, pulmonologists, rheumatologists, physical therapists, and other specialists. 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
Advanced cardiac testing for pulmonary hypertension
A focused and integrated approach
A therapy plan designed especially for you
Nutrition and lifestyle advice from experts
State-of-the art testing in one of the world’s largest pulmonary physiology labs
Our Patient Education Program at National Jewish Health provides many free educational opportunities and support groups to assist patients and caregivers with managing illnesses and chronic conditions.
Download Free Patient Education Materials
There are a number of written materials to support patient education at National Jewish Health. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more.
Many patients who come to National Jewish Health are trying to find answers to ongoing health issues. Our doctors use advanced testing to accurately diagnose our patients’ conditions and determine the best treatment plan.