The hypertension practice at Boston Medical Center has special expertise in the evaluation and treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), which affects 15 percent of Americans. BMC was the first to introduce some of the now established anti-hypertensive drug therapies, and continues to pursue pioneering research and innovative treatments. The hypertension practice specializes in the following services:

  • Evaluation of new onset hypertension
  • Diagnosis of causes of secondary hypertension
  • Management of “resistant” hypertension or difficult to control hypertension complicated by co-morbidities and/or adverse drug interactions
  • Evaluation of hypertensive complications
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring