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Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure

Paul Forfia, MD

Specialties

Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

Distinctions
4.8
58 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

58 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

4.80 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.8
Give easy to understand instruction
4.8
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8
Provider listen carefully to you
4.8
Show respect for what you say
4.7
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
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

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

5.0
April 11, 2019

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

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
November 19, 2018

I have followed Dr. Forfia from [...] to Temple and have complete confidence in his care. He has taken me from terribly illl to very well. I'll keep coming back.

5.0
November 15, 2018

Very good doctor for my condition. Know his business very well and makes sure to help you feel your best by working with other medical staff.

2.5
November 3, 2018

would have like to ask questions/concerns but care provider was a little abrupt.

5.0
October 31, 2018

The day I met Dr. Forfia changed my life. I can never thank him and his team enough.

5.0
October 5, 2018

He's the best!

5.0
September 22, 2018

if Dr Forfia was a rock star, he'd be Bono from U2! The guy is amazing!!

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED