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Parikh, Raj, MD, MPH

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center, Hartford Hospital





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Pulmonary Medicine
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Exercise Physiology, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Vascular Disease


Boston Medical Center

Graduate School
Tulane University

Rush University Medical Center

Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Chest Physicians, Member
  • American Thoracic Society, Member
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association, Inc., Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Parikh is an awesome dr.

5 out of 5 stars

I love the office administration

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Parikh is an excellent physician and I am lucky to have him.

5 out of 5 stars

Very friendly and pleasant to talk with. Explained the proposed plan of care very well. I felt very comfortable talking with Dr Parikh.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Parikh is the best! Very caring.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Parikh explained everything, more so than anyone else ever has. He was happy, smiling, with a positive attitude!

5 out of 5 stars

Very kind *Dr. Raj Parikh explained and even drew pictures to show me my issue to help me better understand.

5 out of 5 stars

The services I receive from *Dr. Parikh & his team is excellent. *Dr. Parikh is incredible; he listens & explains things well.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Parikh is the best he saved Ashley's life. He is a great doctor he explains everything in such detail.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr P is very knowledgeable. He shares various possible outcomes and what he's trying to accomplish, his plan of treatment and what to watch for- if/when his office needs to be notified.

5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic Doctor listens well shows personal concern and always personally returns phone calls when asked to call me

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

All staff and the doctor were very professional and friendly. Dr. Parikh was amazing! He was very comprehensive and enthusiastic. He explained everything very clearly. He described in detail his plan for testing and possible treatments. Dr. Parikh took time to answer my questions thoroughly. I would highly recommend Dr. Parikh and his office.

5 out of 5 stars

The best! Very easy to talk with and I didn't have to wait long for the appointment! He is always smiling.its great to have an understanding doctor when you have a very scary disease. Thanks Dr.


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