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PH Care Centers

University of Chicago

Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Ave, MC5403
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: (773) 702-5589

PHA Centers of Comprehensive Care

History

The pulmonary hypertension (PH) program at the University of Chicago is an experienced, comprehensive program for patients with PH. Clinicians at the 617-bed academic medical center provide the most advanced care available. The close collaboration with other medical sub-specialties and comprehensive ancillary services provides the program with the resources for overall PH care. The PH physicians participate extensively in clinical trials with substantial research support.

PH Program Physicians

  • Remzi Bag, MD

Center Coordinator

  • Sandra Coslet, RN

Duration of Program’s Existence

  • Since 2004

Number of PAH Patients Being Actively Managed

  • 250-300

Number of Patients on IV/SQ Therapy

  • 70-79

Support Services Available

  • Central Line Placement/Repair
  • Coagulation Service
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Dietary/Nutrition Services
  • Lung Transplant
  • On-call Pulmonary/Cardiology Service (24/7 Availability)
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary or Cardiac Rehabilitation Services
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
  • Rheumatology

Remzi Bag, MD

Remzi Bag, MD

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Education

  • 1988 – MD – GATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Postgraduate Training

  • 1989 – Intern, GATA Gulhane Hospital Ankara/Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1992 – Resident, Nuclear Medicine, Gulhane Faculty of Medicine Ankara, Turkey
  • 1994 – Resident, Nuclear Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 1997 – Resident, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • 2000 – Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Current Faculty Appointments

  • 2015-present – Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Current Hospital and Administrative Appointments

  • 2015–present – Director, Lung Transplantation Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 2016–present – Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

PH-Specific Activities and Leadership

  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Publications

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

Sandra Coslet, RN, MSN, MBA

Professional Credentials

  • Registered Nurse

Education

  • ADN – Nursing, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
  • MSN/MBA – University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Current Professional Experience

  • 2005-present – Nursing Program Manager, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

PH-Specific Activities and Leadership

  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant

New and established patients interested in making an appointment with the Pulmonary Hypertension Program can contact the appointment line by calling:

Telephone: (773) 702-5589

Last Verified: February 1, 2016