Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. It makes the right side of the heart work harder than normal.

Programs + Services


Pulmonary Hypertension Center

Tufts MC's pulmonary hypertension specialists are experts in providing personalized evaluations and treatment of this potentially serious disease.
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Doctors + Care Team

Nicholas S. Hill, MD

Nicholas S. Hill, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Division; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary hypertension, mechanical ventilation, noninvasive ventilation, general pulmonology

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picture of Ambalavanan Arunachalam, MD

Ambalavanan Arunachalam, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pulmonary and Critical Care Attending Physician
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 866-612-2514

Pulmonary and critical care, pulmonary hypertension

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Harrison W. Farber, MD

Harrison W. Farber, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT); Pulmonologist
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary hypertension

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Ioana R. Preston, MD

Ioana R. Preston, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pulmonary Function Lab Director; Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary hypertension, critical care medicine, general pulmonology

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Kari E. Roberts, MD

Kari E. Roberts, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Associate Chief Medical Officer, Graduate Medical Education; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

General pulmonology, pulmonary hypertension, critical care medicine

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Natasha M.  Pradhan, MBBS

Natasha M. Pradhan, MBBS

Title(s): Pulmonary and Critical Care Attending Physician; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary hypertension, general pulmonology and critical care medicine

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Rajesh R.  Zacharias, MD

Rajesh R. Zacharias, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pulmonologist; Associate Director of Critical Care, Hallmark Health; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary Medicine, including: general pulmonology, COPD, thoracic oncology and lung cancer, endobronchial ultrasound and advanced bronchoscopy, pleural and interstitial lung disease, pulmonary infections. Critical Care Medicine, including: mechanical ventilation, noninvasive ventilation, ARDS, delirium in the ICU, shock, ICU outcomes. Sleep Medicine, including: obstructive sleep apnea, hypoglossal nerve stimulation, central sleep apnea, narcolepsy and hypersomnia.

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Sucharita R. Kher, MD

Sucharita R. Kher, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Quality, Department of Medicine; Director, Pulmonary Clinic; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine
Asthma, COPD, Tobacco dependence treatment

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