Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure

Paul Forfia, MD

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH Program, Temple University Hospital
Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

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, 2012-2018

Videos

PTE Surgery for CTEPH – Temple Heart & Vascular Institute

Publications

Ratings & Reviews

57 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

4.8 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

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  • 4.7
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5 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    September 21, 2018
    if Dr Forfia was a rock star, he'd be Bono from U2! The guy is amazing!!
  • 5.0
    September 11, 2018
    Dr. Forfia is a true professional. Excellent communication skills. First rate!
  • 5.0
    August 19, 2018
    good
  • 4.5
    July 19, 2018
    Very good - The doctor explains everything is simple ways that you can understand.
  • 5.0
    May 13, 2018
    Dr Forfia is the finest doctor I have ever encountered. His knowledge is unending, and his manner is direct and assuring.
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