A change in lifestyle often plays a major role in preventing a heart problem from developing or reccurring.
The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program’s specialized team of nurses, exercise physiologists, respiratory therapists, and dietitians helps patients make lifestyle modifications through a personalized diet and exercise plan that promotes a heart-healthy way of living by reducing risk factors such as:
As part of the hospital’s dedication to the prevention of cardiovascular disease, UPMC Passavant offers frequent programs to physicians, nurses, and the community about:
For referral to cardiology, vascular surgery, cardiac surgery, or cardiac rehabilitation services at UPMC Passavant, please call the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Passavant at 1-855-876-2484 (UPMC-HVI) option 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Find out more about upcoming free screening events and how to make an appointment for a comprehensive heart