Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
The Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic offers comprehensive evaluation of symptoms, risk factors, and individual treatment plans for patients with pulmonary hypertension:
- Evidence of right-sided heart failure without left-sided systolic or diastolic dysfunction
- At-risk patients with rheumatological disorders, HIV, liver disease, sickle cell disease, thyroid disorders or congenital heart disease
- Comprehensive PFT
- VQ scan
- Six-minute walk
- Pulmonary rehab
- Diagnostic sleep studies
- Medication management
Irina Shanidze, MD
The physician specialist at the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic is Irina Shanidze, MD, who specializes in pulmonary disease. She received her medical degree from Maxim Gorky Donetsk State Medical Institute in Ukraine and completed both her residency and fellowship training at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Shanidze is board-certified in internal medicine.
Appointments for the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at the Providence Heart Institute in Southfield may be scheduled by calling 248-849-2000. The clinic is available on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.