Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)

Pulmonary Hypertension Care at National Jewish HealthPulmonary 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.
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National Jewish Health offers every patient access to a team of specialists dedicated to providing the best care possible.

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. 

Reasons to Visit

  • 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
  • 120 -year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders


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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.

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Living with Pulmonary Hypertension

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