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Heart Wellness, Rehabilitation, and Education

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

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:

  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Smoking
  • High-fat diets

Community Education Programs

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:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Nutrition
  • Risk factor management
  • Stress management

Contact Us

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 option 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Get Screened

Find out more about upcoming free screening events and how to make an appointment for a comprehensive heart