Coghlan, Gerry

Pulmonary Hypertension

coghlan, gerry

Gerry Coghlan is a consultant cardiologist and director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Unit. He trained in Dublin, Harefield and London. He is an international authority on pulmonary hypertension but has wide interests in all aspects of cardiology, including general and interventional cardiology, coronary artery disease, heart failure and hypertension.

He became Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Royal Free Hospital in 1997, where he has developed, together with Professor Dame Carol Black & Prof C Denton, a specialist pulmonary hypertension service for patients with connective tissue disease. Dr. Coghlan is a founder member of the Pulmonary Hypertension Physicians' Group, which has standardised care for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the UK, and has worked with government organisations (NSCAG) to secure funding for PAH as a recognised supraregional speciality. He is also the lead on several multicentre international clinical trials across the spectrum of PAH diseases.

Email Address: gerry.coghlan@nhs.net

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