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PH Care Centers

UCONN Health

Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Regional Clinical Program

History

The University of Connecticut Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program was developed in 2002. Since its inception, the University of Connecticut has cared for a substantial number of patients with PH and receive out-of-state referrals. Dr. Raymond Foley is the medical director of the PH program, with Diahann Wilcox as the program coordinator. The outpatient program is located at John Dempsey Hospital, situated on the UCONN Health campus in Farmington, Connecticut.

PH Program Physicians

  • Raymond Foley, DO (Medical Director)
  • Mark Metersky, MD
  • Debapriya Datta, MD
  • Jennifer Kanaan, MD
  • Omar Ibrahim, MD
  • Mario Perez, MD

Center Coordinator

  • Diahann Wilcox, APRN

Duration of Program’s Existence

  • Since 2002

Number of PAH Patients Being Actively Managed

  • 50-99

Number of Patients on IV/SQ Therapy

  • 5-9

Support Services Available

  • Anticoagulation Services
  • Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Central Line Placement and Repair
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Dietary/Nutrition
  • Lung Transplant Program
  • On-Call Pulmonary/Cardiology Service (24/7)
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary/Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
  • Rheumatology
  • Social Work

Raymond J. Foley, DO, FCCP

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Education

  • 1993 – DO – New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, N.Y.
  • 1989 – BS – University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    Biological Sciences

Postgraduate Training

  • 1997-2000 – Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
  • 1996-1997 – Chief Medical Resident, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
  • 1994-1996 – Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
  • 1993-1994 – Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

Current Faculty Appointments

  • 2009-Present – Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Current Hospital and Administrative Appointments

  • 2013-Present – Program Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Training Program, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • 2002-Present – Medical Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

Publications

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

Diahann K. Wilcox, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, AE-C

Professional Credentials

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Education

  • 1992 – BSN – Russell Sage College
  • 1996 – MSN – University of Pennsylvania

Current Professional Experience

  • 2006-present – PH Program Coordinator, University of Connecticut Health Center

New and established patients interested in making an appointment with the University of Connecticut Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program can do so by contacting:

  • Telephone: (860) 679-8300 or 1-84-GET-UCONN (1-844-388-2666)
  • Web: Click here to request an appointment