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Cardiac Rehab

At CHRISTUS St. Vincent, Cardiac Rehabilitation is more than an exercise program, it is a multidisciplinary approach designed to help restore cardiac patients to their optimal levels of physical, psychological, social and vocational abilities.

Cardiac Rehabilitation is your heart’s best friend.

Who qualifies for Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Phase II cardiac Rehabilitation is for those who have experienced:

  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Cardiac surgery, or have
  • Stable angina
  • Cardiac stent
  • Angioplasty procedure
  • Valve repair/replacement
  • Heart transplant

Making a commitment to change your lifestyle can be difficult, but with the help of the cardiac rehabilitation team, you are more likely to stay motivated.

Who are the team members involved?

The program consists of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals: a medical director, nurse, exercise physiologist, respiratory therapist, rehab counselor, and a dietitian. Each individual is involved in assisting you to your optimal level of health and fitness. Your cardiologist will receive a copy of your pre- and post-rehab evaluation, which includes an evaluation of your body composition as well as a full physical assessment. A report of your progress will be sent to your physician upon completion of the program.

Facts about the Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program consists of up to 36 sessions of monitored exercise and education. The sessions are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Contact Us

Cardiac Rehabilitation Center

455 St. Michael’s Dr.
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Phone: 505.913.5549
Fax: 505.913.3998

Office Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm , M-F