Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr. Karim El-Kersh
Dr. Karim El-Kersh reviews the definition and WHO classification of pulmonary hypertension delving into the pathophysiology and diagnostic approach to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The treatment and prognosis of pulmonary hypertension is also reviewed with mention of some complex cases.
Karim El-Kersh, M.D.
Dr. El-Kersh is currently a Sleep Medicine trained Pulmonologist at the University of Louisville. He completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care and Sleep Medicine fellowships in Louisville. We are fortunate that he stayed with the university of has continued to be very active in education and research. His clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension and sleep-related disorders. He is director of our Pulmonary Hypertension program. Dr. El-Kersh's profile can be found on the fellowship website here.
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