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The Center for Cardiopulmonary Health & Rehabilitation

The Center for Cardiopulmonary Health & Rehabilitation is designed to help patients with cardiac and pulmonary medical conditions recover faster, become stronger, and return to an independent, productive lifestyle.

Our comprehensive, individualized services include supervised exercise training, nutritional counseling, stress management, and risk factor reduction. Whether you've experienced a heart attack, heart disease, open heart or lung surgery, interventional treatments (including stents or balloon angioplasty), or are afflicted with chronic lung disease, you can be sure that you will be taking part in a rehabilitation program designed to meet your specific condition and unique needs.

We are dedicated to ensuring the best outcomes for our patients. A thorough review of each patient's medical regime and lifestyle issues helps our team determine the best course of treatment for that individual. Some of the specific goals of our program include:

  • Helping patients return to an active lifestyle
  • Increasing patients energy for daily activities
  • Easing the adjustment to new eating habits
  • Reducing the amount of medication needed
  • Minimizing risk factors and disease progression
  • Preventing future cardiac or pulmonary problems


The rehabilitation staff includes nurses, exercise physiologists, respiratory therapists, and dietitians. This multi-disciplinary team of medical specialists combines modern exercise techniques and equipment with thorough counseling and education to instruct participants in safe cardiovascular conditioning for a lifetime of heart-healthy living.

Upon graduation from our cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation programs, patients may continue their exercise regime with supervision at a health and fitness center. Healthy lifestyle education classes are offered through our Wellness Center.

Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is covered by most types of health insurance for a wide variety of heart conditions and procedures. For more information, speak with your doctor or your insurance company.

The Center for Cardiopulmonary Health and Rehabilitation of The Chester County Hospital is nationally recognized by The American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for excellent patient outcomes and high quality care. The Center has received a Service Recognition Award from Nursing Enrichment Consultants, Inc. for its 25 years of continuous service as a leader in cardiac rehabilitation.

LOCATION and CONTACT INFORMATION
Center for Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Fern Hill Medical CampusView Map
Building A, Suite 3
915 Old Fern Hill Road
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610.738.2410

Kennett Cardiac Rehabilitation
830 West Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone: 610.444.6473
Fax: 610.444.1391

Last Updated: 4/17/2012