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Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure

Paul Forfia, MD

Paul Forfia
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Specialties

Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

Distinctions
4.8
91 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, 2012-2021
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Office Locations

Temple Heart & Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

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91 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

4.7
Give easy to understand instruction
4.9
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.8
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
May 25, 2021

Was seen by Dr Forfia at Fort Washington this time, not at Boyer Building so no ECHO tech was available nor lab for bloodwork and there were problems obtaining my EKG via computers, but Dr Forfia handled all problems well.

5.0
May 19, 2021

Excellent care, as always.

5.0
May 10, 2021

[...] dr. Forfia always go above and beyond to make me feel comfortable, cared about and heard. [...]

5.0
May 4, 2021

Excellent provider.

5.0
April 28, 2021

Dr. Forfia rediagnosed me & saved my life; Took me off meds I didn't need.

5.0
April 27, 2021

Dr. Forfia is an excellent doctor. He cares deeply for his patients. I wouldn't change doctors for the world.

5.0
March 24, 2021

Dr. Forfia is excellent.

5.0
March 19, 2021

Had an excellent visit - dr. was impressive.

5.0
January 28, 2021

Great experience w/Temple. Dr. Forfia et al saved my life in 2020.

5.0
January 12, 2021

Very good check-up.

5.0
January 11, 2021

Dr. Forfia and his team at the Fort Washington office are an EXCEPTIONAL group of human beings. For every concern or question- THEY GET US ANSWERS. In my mother [...] and my total years on earth [...] neither of us have ever met more kind, caring individuals let alone a Dr who treats my mother as if she is his own. I send you all my highest praises

5.0
January 8, 2021

All good.

5.0
January 7, 2021

[...] Dr. Forfia is one of the BEST. Dr.'s always sharp it on tap after late info about PAH.

5.0
December 4, 2020

Dr. Forfia is outstanding. I knew I was in great hands & felt comforted by that!

5.0
November 24, 2020

When I was in the hospital I was Amazed that DR Forfia came every day to see me.

5.0
November 6, 2020

Great dr. & office. Very knowledgeable & professional.

5.0
November 3, 2020

Dr. Fortiva and his team and staff are fantastic. My health has improved tremendously. Thank you Dr. Fortiva & staff.

5.0
October 7, 2020

Dr. Forfia has always gone above and beyond when I have been in the hospital and kept in touch with my family during those times. His assistant [...] is very helpful, too.