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Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program

For people with pulmonary hypertension — or PH — there is hope. Just 20 years ago, there weren’t many treatment options.

But today, UPMC offers a full range of therapies for PH and other diseases of the lungs. And we're always looking to develop new treatments for PH through collaboration and research.

Complete Pulmonary Hypertension Care

A joint program of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program provides:

Make an Appointment Today

To schedule an appointment at the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program, contact us at:

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program team, call
412-648-6161, or toll-free at
1-877-PH4-UPMC, or email

In the News

Dr. Patty George recently raced across America with Team PHenomenal Hope to support finding a cure for pulmonary hypertension. Read the KDKA story.

Dr. Patty George recently took part in an Open Wall Q&A session on Facebook.  Please see the Pulmonary Hypertension Open Wall thread on UPMC’s Facebook page.

Patty George, MD and Team PHenomenal Hope will race for a cure for pulmonary hypertension by participating in RAAM -- a 3,000 mile bicycle race from San Diego to Annapolis, Md

UPMC recently performed the first "Breathing Lung" transplant on the east coast using the Organ Care System, also known as the OCS lung.

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