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Episode 029: The Hypertension is Rising

August 17, 2018

Join host Brian Fortenberry and Dr. Elise Schriver as they talk about pulmonary hypertension, its five clinical classes, and how it is being reported more and more on echocardiograms and CT scans. Dr. Schriver is the Associate Clinical Professor at the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and the Director of the UT Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic in Knoxville.


The contents of this Podcast are intended for educational/informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Policyholders are urged to consult with their personal attorney for legal advice, as specific legal requirements may vary from state to state and/or change over time. All names have been changed to protect privacy.

About our Guest

Dr. Elise Schriver

Dr. Elise Schriver is a pulmonologist in Knoxville, Tennessee and is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. She is one of 42 doctors at University of Tennessee Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonology. Dr. Schriver joined UPCC (formerly Knoxville Pulmonary Group) in 1989. She enjoys all pulmonary patients and has a special interest in Pulmonary Hypertension and critical care medicine. Dr. Schriver has also served on the Executive Committee, Medical Staff Nominating Committee, Heart, Lung Vascular Steering Committee and the Critical Care Quality Improvement Committee. Dr. Schriver has recently developed the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic.

About our Host

Brian Fortenberry is Assistant Vice President of Underwriting at SVMIC where he assists in evaluating risk for the company and assisting policyholders with underwriting issues. He has been involved with medical professional liability insurance since 2007. Prior to his work at SVMIC, Brian worked in the clinical side of medicine and in broadcast media.

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