Our Services

Diagnostic testing

Lifespan Pulmonary Services - Our Services

For More Information or
to Schedule an Appointment

Contact the Rhode Island Hospital Pulmonary Hypertension Center. 

Phone: 401-649-4070.

We offer:

  • High resolution CT Scan
  • V/Q Scan
  • Six-minute walk test
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Right heart catherization
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Therapeutic options

The center offers all currently approved therapies by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including oral, inhaled, and continuous infusion medications. When appropriate, our patients have access to advanced surgical therapies such as mechanical circulatory support, endarterectomy, and lung transplantation.

Research

We have an active research program that includes numerous national and international clinical trials of novel therapies, registries, and clinical-translational work with a specific focus in gender- and hormone-based differences in pulmonary vascular and right heart function. The center has on-going funding from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association.

Events and support groups

A support group for patients and family members affected by pulmonary hypertension meets monthly at the Pulmonary Hypertension Center. For more information visit the Pulmonary Hypertension Association page.