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Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Doctors and Care Team

At Temple, we have one of the most experienced teams in the country to treat chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). We can offer patients a procedure called PTE surgery (pulmonary thromboendarterectomy), the only treatment proven to correct CTEPH.

Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure Specialists
Interventional Cardiologists
Cardiovascular Surgeons
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Leading the Nation in Curing this Rare Form of Pulmonary Hypertension

Temple recently achieved a clinical milestone by performing its 200th pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) – a complex procedure offered at only a handful of hospitals in the U.S.

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PHA Center of Comprehensive Care 2019-2023

Recognized Center of Excellence

The Temple Heart & Vascular Institute's Temple Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH/PTE Program has earned the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Center of Comprehensive Care designation for our demonstrated ability to effectively diagnose and treat patients with all forms of pulmonary hypertension.