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Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano

Advanced rehab for heart and lung health

If you have experienced a cardiac event such as a heart attack, or have been diagnosed with a lung disorder such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano offers rehabilitation services that can help you return to daily life.

Our programs feature a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including nurses, exercise physiologists, dietitians and chaplains, working together to coordinate care—at your pace.


Cardiac rehabilita​tion​

We offer a six- to 12-week, three-phase cardiac rehabilitation program that is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Our program is designed to help you understand your condition and how you can prevent future problems through education and exercise.

The program is recommended for those who've had:
  • Heart attack
  • Valve repair/replacement surgery
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Coronary stenting
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart failure​​
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Pulmonary rehabilitation​

Our eight- to 10-week course provides individualized education about your lung condition, exercise training, management techniques for your lung condition, techniques for conserving energy, breathing strategies, and counseling or group support.

The program is recommended for those who have:
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • ​Chronic bronchitis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Asthma
  • Chronic asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Upcoming lung surgery​​​

Wellness and prevention programs

We offer a free half-day education workshop to the public called Leap for Life​®, which covers risk factor modification, exercise, diet and nutrition, stress management, medications and more.

Our Safe Start program, which is a modified version of our standard cardiac rehabilitation program, is designed for patients who may not qualify for or whose insurance may not cover phase II cardiac rehabilitation. Safe Start allows guests to receive the benefits of a cardiac rehabilitation program in a shortened, self-pay format.​


Start your journey today

To learn more about Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano​ Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs, call 469.814.3550.

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