Center for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

HOSPITAL
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

DIRECTOR
Amy DiMarino, DO 216-844-3267

ADULT PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Robert Schilz, DO 216-844-3201

KEY CONTACT
Dayenette Ellington 216-844-3528

APPOINTMENT LINE
216-844-7700
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Pulmonary hypertension
Congenital heart disease
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Diagnostic Procedures
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Cardiac catheterization
Pulmonary function testing

Therapies
Various options for medical therapy, including oral, intravenous and inhaled treatment
Advanced interventions available (interventional cardiac catheterization, bronchoscopy, thoracic surgery, lung transplantation)
Clinical trials for novel interventions available through the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Network

Distinguishing Features
Highly collaborative team, including pulmonology, cardiology, neonatology, critical care, anesthesia, radiology, genetics, pathology and nursing
Innovations developed by the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Network applied to clinical practice
Highly specialized pediatric cardiology and pulmonology physicians experienced in pulmonary hypertension