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Pulmonary Hypertension

About our Practice

We provide comprehensive care for patients with pulmonary hypertension with our team including cardiologists, radiologists, rheumatologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and dedicated nurses and therapists. Our services include diagnosis of all forms of pulmonary hypertension, including idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and diseases associated with PAH, such as connective tissue disease and sickle cell disease, as well as specific medical treatment of pulmonary hypertension and its associated complications.

Therapeutic options for this serious disorder have greatly expanded in recent years. New oral, inhaled, and intravenous treatments provide a range of therapies that can be individualized to meet patient needs and offer new hope for what used to be a terrifying diagnosis.

Our program participates in numerous multi-center clinical trials for treatment of PAH. Thus, in addition to FDA-approved drugs, we have the ability to provide promising investigational drugs to appropriate patients with PAH. We are also involved in several NIH-sponsored trials focused on studying the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension with a special focus on scleroderma-related PAH, and pulmonary hypertension related to sickle cell disease, H IV, and chronic obstructive lung disease.

Scheduling an Appointment

New Patients

Before a new patient can be scheduled with the Pulmonary Hypertension program, all pertinent medical records from referring physicians must be faxed to (410) 614-7451. The scheduling office will than contact the patient to arrange an appointment date.

For any questions, please call (410) 614-6311.

Returning Patients

If you are a returning patient, appointments can be made by calling (410) 550-LUNG (5864).

For all appointments:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment.
  • You may be asked to complete forms to allow us to bill your insurance, to review your health, and help us know how you have been doing since your last visit.
  • Bring a copy of your insurance cards.

Rescheduling Appointments and Cancellations:

Our clinic is very busy and every appointment is important to us. If you need to schedule your first appointment, please call us at (410) 614-6311. If you need to reschedule or schedule a follow-up appointment, please call (410) 550-LUNG (5864).


Clinic Address

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Location: 7th Floor - Adult Medicine
601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Mailing Address

Johns Hopkins Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Location: 1830 Monument Street, 5th floor
Baltimore, MD 21287

Our Physicians

Paul M. Hassoun, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Rachel L. Damico, MD, PhD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Todd M. Kolb, MD, PhD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Stephen C. Mathai, MD, MHS
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Our Staff

Traci Housten, RN MS
Program Manager

Laura Huber
Administrative Coordinators

Erica Smith
Sr. Research Coordinator

Telephone Numbers
Administrative(410) 614-6311
New Clinic Appointment(410) 614-6311
Follow-up Appointment(410) 550-LUNG (5864)
Nurse (8AM-4PM)(410) 614-6311
Fax(410) 614-7451
Research Coordinator(410) 614-1316
Page operator(410) 955-6070
 (ask for the pulmonary fellow on call)