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Center for Pulmonary Hypertension

About our Program

The HLVI Center for Pulmonary Hypertension is one of several nationally designated Pulmonary Hypertension Association Care Centers, and the only one in Ohio. We have a long-standing commitment to understanding the mechanisms of disease and to clinical research designed to advance the standards of care for our patients.

Programs we collaborate with at CCHMC:
Cincinnati Children’s Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence
Cincinnati Children’s Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Program

Conditions and Treatment

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)
  • Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease (PVOD)
  • Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis (PCH)
  • Acute Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
  • Chronic thromboembolic disease (CTEPH)
  • Congenital Heart and Lung Disease
  • Arterio-Venous Malformations (AVM)
  • Pulmonary Manifestations of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Scleroderma Lung Disease Screening and Treatment

Our Team

  • Jean Elwing, MD, Director
  • Nishant Gupta, MD
  • Gaurav Khanna, MD
  • Surabhi Khanna, MD
  • Charles Hattemer, MD
  • Imran Arif, MD
  • Francis X. McCormack, MD
  • Arun Jose, MD
  • Tia Roberson, Nurse Clinician


Memorials, bequest and charitable gifts can be made to support the UC Pulmonary Hypertension Program by making checks payable to UC Foundation/Pulmonary Hypertension and sending it to UC Foundation, PO Box 19970, Cincinnati, OH 45219. The Pulmonary Hypertension Fund supports patient education, research and clinical care needs of the program. Gifts can also be made online by going to:

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Contact Us

University of Cincinnati
Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0564
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0564

Phone: 513-558-4831
Fax: 513-558-4858