The Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to patients with all forms and stages of pulmonary hypertension. This specialized program within the Division of Cardiology provides initial consultation, establishes diagnosis and implements treatment for both primary and secondary forms of pulmonary hypertension.
Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of experts in pulmonary hypertension, including physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, pharmacists and social workers skilled in counseling patients facing life-threatening illness.
The University of Maryland Pulmonary Hypertension Program participates in many clinical trials, studying combination and novel therapies for pulmonary hypertension.
More therapies are now available for this disease. Treatments can be highly complex and require intensive, ongoing follow-up, all of which are available through the Pulmonary Hypertension Program.