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
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