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Anjali Vaidya, MD, FACC, FASE, FACP
Co-Director, Temple Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure, and CTEPH Program

Dr. Vaidya is internationally recognized for her expertise in all forms of PH and Right Heart Failure, including refined skill in using echocardiography to assess, monitor, and offer individually tailored therapy to patients with this complex disease. A premier educator, mentor and published researcher, she is the recipient of numerous teaching awards and has extensive experience in helping patients with PH and Right Heart Failure, including CTEPH and other subtypes. She has been invited to speak nationally and internationally on Pulmonary Hypertension to further educate physicians’ understanding and knowledge of how to care for these complex patients. She was recruited to the Temple PH, Right Heart Failure, and CTEPH program after serving as Co-Director of PH at the University of Pennsylvania

 


Paul ForfiaPaul Forfia, MD
Co-Director, Temple Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure, and CTEPH Program

Dr. Forfia is internationally recognized for his expertise in the use of echocardiographic interpretation to differentiate between arterial and non-arterial causes of PH. His innovative research in the physiologic assessment of PH has broadly influenced the PH academic and clinical community across generations. This discriminating interpretation allows accurate and efficient diagnostic assessments, avoids unnecessary cardiac catheterizations, and streamlines follow-up testing and treatment. Dr. Forfia is also a leader in the application of exercise physiology, and the invasive CPET examination in the assessment of PH and complex causes of dyspnea. He founded the Temple PH, Right Heart Failure, and CTEPH program after serving as the Director of PH at the University of Pennsylvania.

 


OliverosEstefania Oliveros, MD, FACC, FACP

Dr. Oliveros joined the Temple Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure, and CTEPH Program after completing her training in Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York City. She is also trained in echocardiography and pulmonary hypertension. She is a prolific and active researcher across a broad range of cardiovascular conditions, serving as Director of Research within the PH Program, with additional interest in Cardio-Obstetrics. She has also served as a local and national advocate for diversity and inclusion.

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