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Pulmonary Hypertension Program


The Department of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary Hypertension Program

UCLA's Pulmonary Hypertension Program offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to patients with all forms of pulmonary hypertension, including pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Our specialized program:

  • Provides initial and ongoing consultation
  • Establishes diagnoses
  • Implements treatments

The advent of multiple therapies available for this disease has resulted in improved survival. These treatments can be highly complex and require intensive, ongoing follow-up, all of which are available through the UCLA Pulmonary Hypertension Program.

Our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, research nurses and associates includes experts in:

  • Pulmonary and critical care
  • Cardiology
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Rheumatology
  • Thoracic surgery

Clinical Trials

Our patients have access to numerous clinical trials, which investigate innovative therapies for pulmonary hypertension.


Telephone Number
(310) 794-3582 Information
Provider Specialty
Ross, David MD Pulmonology / Pulmonary Disease
Saggar, Rajan MD Pulmonology / Pulmonary Disease ; Critical Care Medicine
Shapiro, Shelley MD Pulmonology / Pulmonary Disease ; Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease

Kathy McCloy, RN, Nurse Practitioner
Glenna Traiger, RN, Clinical Nurse Specialist
Lynne Yoder, RN, Research Nurse
Martha Mansoor, Administrative Contact