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Doctor using stethoscope with patientPulmonary 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

Learn more about our Pulmonary Hypertension Program.


  • Mohammad Dalabih

    Mohammad Dalabih, MD

  • Andrew M. Freeman

    Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC, FACP

  • Marjorie Patricia George

    Marjorie Patricia George, MD

  • Megan Hiles

    Megan Hiles, MD, FACP

  • Darlene Kim

    Darlene Kim, MD, FACC

  • Tim Lahm

    Tim Lahm, MD, ATSF

  • Adriel J. Malavé

    Adriel J. Malavé, MD

  • Kevin Rurak

    Kevin Rurak, MD

Clinical Trials

For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.

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