The Pulmonary Hypertension Program at University Hospital provides comprehensive care including diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension in adults.
Pulmonary Hypertension Program Team
Our program providers have special training in treating pulmonary hypertension and are dedicated to your overall health. Because pulmonary hypertension affects the heart and the lungs, our team includes multiple specialists who collaborate on your care plan.
Your care team includes:
- Pulmonary specialists
- Critical care physicians
- Advanced practice nurses
- Registered nurses
- Care coordinators
- Social workers
Services We Provide
At the University Health Pulmonary Hypertension Program, you can expect us to provide:
- Consultations with physicians and specialists
- Individualized treatment plans
- Access to clinical trials
- Medication management
What to Expect at Our Program
When you are referred to our program, you will meet with members of our team for an initial consultation. This is so we can understand your care journey thus far and to determine next steps.
Our program is located within the transplant clinic at University Hospital.
Managing Pulmonary Hypertension
Depending on what type of pulmonary hypertension you have, your treatment options will vary. The team will determine what the best treatment plan is for you.
If your type of pulmonary hypertension cannot be treated directly, your team will find ways to manage underlying causes and symptoms. Your provider may recommend:
- Dietary modifications
- Lifestyle changes
- Surgery or lung transplant
- Oxygen therapy