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PH Care Centers

University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati Pulmonary Hypertension Program
UC Health Physicians Office – Holmes Building
200 Albert Sabin Way
3rd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Phone: (513) 475-8523
Fax: (513) 475-7327

PHA Centers of Comprehensive Care


The PH Program at the UCMC was established in 2007 under the direction of Jean Elwing, MD. The program development has been guided and fully supported by Francis McCormack, MD, Pulmonary Division Director. Outpatient referrals are seen and assessed at UCMC in the Medical Arts Building. This facility offers outpatient diagnostic testing and full laboratory services. Invasive procedures and inpatient care occurs at UCMC, a tertiary care hospital with the necessary facilities and staff to provide acute care for complex cardiopulmonary patients.

PH Program Physicians

  • Jean Elwing, MD
  • Peter Lenz, MD
  • David Norton, MD
  • Elsira Pina, DO
  • Mitchell Rashkin, MD

Center Coordinators

  • Jennifer Gilkison, RN, BSN
  • Amber Lanich, CNP
  • Michele Schroder, CNP

Duration of Program’s Existence

  • Since 2007

Number of PAH Patients Being Actively Managed

  • >175

Number of Patients on IV/SQ Therapy

  • 50-59

Support Services Available

  • Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Central Line Placement/Repair
  • Coagulation Service managed by the Center via Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Dietary/Nutrition Services
  • Lung Transplant established referral
  • On-call Pulmonary/Cardiology Service (24/7 Availability)
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary or Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE) established referral
  • Social Work
  • Rheumatology

Do You Provide Access to Clinical Trials

  • Number of Current Clinical Trials: 18
  • Number of prior trials/studies in the past 5 years: 23

Jean M. Elwing, MD

Jean M. Elwing, MD

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine (2007-present)
  • Pulmonary Medicine (2006-present)


  • 1993 – BS – St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, Biology
  • 1997 – MD – St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, Medicine with Distinction in Community Service

Postgraduate Training

  • 1997-2001 – Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • 2001-2002 – Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • 2003-2006 – Fellowship, Adult Pulmonary/Critical Care, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Current Faculty Appointments

  • 2012-present – Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Current Hospital and Administrative Appointments

  • 2007-present – Attending, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2007-present – Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH


  • Click here for recent pulmonary hypertension publications by Dr. Elwing.

Patients interested in making an appointment with the University of Cincinnati PH Program can do so by calling the UC Health Pulmonary Medicine Appointment Line:

Phone: (513) 475-8523

Last Verified: September 29, 2014