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Pulmonary Hypertension Care To Put You At Ease

You have a life to live and while Pulmonary Hypertension can’t be cured, it can be managed through advanced technology, world-class expertise, and whole-person care. Let us help you take control so you can focus on feeling your best and doing the things you love.

World-Class Expertise with Personalized Care

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                        Pioneering Research

Pioneering Research

Our doctors are at the forefront of pulmonary hypertension research. With seven clinical trials currently active, it’s our goal to provide every chance possible to help you breathe easier and improve your heart and lung health on your path to feeling whole.

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                        Only Pulmonary Hypertension Program in Orlando

Only Pulmonary Hypertension Program in Orlando

AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, Cardiovascular Institute is the only comprehensive center to treat pulmonary hypertension in Orlando.

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                        Nationally Recognized

Nationally Recognized

Feel confident knowing we’ve been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s best hospitals for pulmonology.

Personalized Treatment for You


Your personalized treatment plan may benefit from medications that can help manage your pulmonary hypertension. These may include:

  • Remodulin intravenous or subcutaneous
  • Tyvaso 
  • Flolan 
  • Veletri
  • Riociguat 
  • Sildenafil/Revatio
  • Adcirca
  • Opsumit 
  • Letairis 
  • Uptravi
  • Ventavis
Surgical Options

Sometimes, surgery may be a recommended step in your treatment journey. Our experts specialize in several different surgical options to treat pulmonary hypertension at the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute. 

  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE) -  This operation removes organized clotted blood (thrombus) from the pulmonary arteries, which supply blood to the lungs.
  • Lung Transplant – With the nations shortest wait times of less than a week for new lungs, we have a fully comprehensive transplant program that can walk you through every step of your treatment. Learn more here.

Meet Your Pulmonary Hypertension Specialists

Dr. James Tarver III, MD
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardiologist
Dr. Jason Stansberry, MD
Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist
Michelle Chance, APP
Pulmonary Hypertension
Melisa Wilson, APP
Pulmonary Hypertension
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PHA Center of Comprehensive Care

The Advanced Lung Disease Program at AdventHealth Orlando has been identified and accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association for our commitment to providing expert treatment to patients with pulmonary hypertension. We are the only certified Center of Comprehensive Care in Central Florida and are here to help patients feel strong through our quality of care.

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Finding Peace with the Right Team

Karen, a young mother, struggled with chronic blood clots for years until she received the diagnosis of PH. After traveling to Orlando from Miami for the expert team at AdventHealth, she finally felt a sense of peace and hope. After a successful highly specialized lung surgery, today, she is thriving.

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Support With Every Breath

A strong community encourages a strong heart. From connecting you with others through our cardiac support groups to helping you navigate our financial assistance tools, we’re here to give you the guidance you need to feel whole.

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Our Locations. Your Options.

As integral pieces of the largest cardiovascular institute in Florida, every one of our Central Florida locations contributes to the strength of the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute network. Explore your options with the guidance of our dedicated team. We’ll help you find the right fit, so you’re in the best setting to get the care you need.

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Our Program Mission Statement

To partner with referring physicians to provide a comprehensive whole body experience for patients with advanced lung disease encompassing accurate diagnosis, treatment, research, and support in a multidisciplinary setting, inspired by the art and science of healing.