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Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure

Paul Forfia, MD

Specialties

Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

Distinctions
4.9
52 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
publications
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about me
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, 2012-2019
offices

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
ratings & reviews

52 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.

OVERALL RATING

4.90 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.9
Give easy to understand instruction
5.0
Provider expl in way you understand
5.0
Provider listen carefully to you
5.0
Show respect for what you say
4.9
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
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.

5.0
May 24, 2019

Very good.

5.0
May 10, 2019

Always re-assuring, explains everything clearly you always learn something - compares in past results to prevent ones shows improvement state of health and scale of where you sand health-wise!! Team is excellent obviously & cares about his patients also!!!

5.0
May 2, 2019

Always a nice experience at Dr. Paul Forfia office along with all staff pleasant & informative.

5.0
April 11, 2019

Always a great experience with Dr. Forfia & his nurse [...] they are wonderful!

5.0
April 11, 2019

I received excellent care and I feel my condition improved due to Dr. Forfia and staff.

5.0
April 9, 2019

The staff and Clinicians at Dr. Paul Forfias office are second to none in efficiency caring and concerned.n. I always recommend them.

5.0
April 2, 2019

Excellent care

5.0
March 4, 2019

[...] Dr. Forfia is a hypertension specialist, not one to take care of my problem. However he was very nice and spent 40 min. with me discussing my overall health [...].

5.0
February 18, 2019

Dr. Forfia has improved my quality of life tremendously.

5.0
January 28, 2019

Dr. Forfia knowledge & expertise for my condition is phenomenal. [...]

5.0
January 24, 2019

Great

5.0
December 29, 2018

Always are taken care of.

5.0
December 28, 2018

Dr. Forfia is the finest doctor I have ever had. He takes time to be certain all my needs, questions and fears are addressed fully. He explains options thoroughly. He tales the time to review test results with me. He is EXCEPTIONAL.

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED