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Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure

Paul Forfia, MD

Specialties

Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

Distinctions
4.8
51 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Interests
  • Pulmonary hypertension and right-sided heart failure
  • Acute and chronic thromboembolic disease
  • Right ventricular disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiopulmonary diseases
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Heart transplant
  • Congenital heart disease associated pulmonary hypertension
Research Interests
  • Right heart function
  • Exercise physiology related to pulmonary hypertension and dyspnea
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • CTEPH
Education
  • MD, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Training
  • Fellowship, Cardiology and Heart Failure/Transplant, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Memberships
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute
  • International Society of Heart Lung Transplantation
Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctors, Cardiovascular Disease, Philadelphia magazine, 2012-2020
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Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

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51 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.80 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.9
Gives easy to understand instruction
4.9
Explains in a way you understand
4.9
Listens carefully to you
4.9
Shows respect for what you say
4.6
Spends enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
3.8
October 17, 2019

Dr. Forfia has been my provider for 4 years. He is very intelligent and knowledgeable. However, he does not respond sympathetically to questions.

5.0
October 1, 2019

Dr. spent a great deal of time with me discussing my health isssues.

5.0
August 29, 2019

Dr. Forfia is the go-to expert in pulmonary hypertension for the entire region.

5.0
August 26, 2019

I cannot praise Dr. Forfia & his staff enough. They have helped me so much & have shown me the utmost respect with me & my health care.

4.5
July 31, 2019

I see 4 practices at TU. This is the most efficiently run and the most consistently staffed with the same people. I have been with Dr. Forfia for over 7 years and would follow him anywhere. Especially if he brought this staff.