Center for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

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HOSPITAL

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

DIRECTOR

Amy DiMarino, DO (216-844-3267)

ADULT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Robert Schilz, DO (216-844-3201)

KEY CONTACT

Dayenette Ellington (216-844-3528)

APPOINTMENT LINE

216-844-7700
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Diagnostic Procedures

  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Pulmonary function testing

Therapies

  • Various options for medical therapy, including oral, intravenous and inhaled treatment
  • Advanced interventions available (interventional cardiac catheterization, bronchoscopy, thoracic surgery, lung transplantation)
  • Clinical trials for novel interventions available through the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Network

Distinguishing Features

  • Highly collaborative team, including pulmonology, cardiology, neonatology, critical care, anesthesia, radiology, genetics, pathology and nursing
  • Innovations developed by the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Network applied to clinical practice
  • Highly specialized pediatric cardiology and pulmonology physicians experienced in pulmonary hypertension


About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.