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Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

If you’ve had a serious heart or lung condition, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has specialized rehabilitation programs to help you function better physically, mentally and socially. Our team will help you build habits to improve your health and reduce your risk of future disease.

Why Choose Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt

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    Knowledge and experience

    Our rehabilitation specialists — including exercise physiologists certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, registered nurses and registered respiratory therapists — have extensive experience treating people with heart and lung diseases. Their depth of experience translates into expert, comprehensive care for you.

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    Personalized care

    We will tailor an exercise program to meet your unique needs and health goals. Benefits may include restoring your strength and flexibility, reducing heart- or lung-related symptoms, reducing stress and increasing your confidence.

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    Coordinated care

    Our doctors work closely with experts in other medical disciplines to create a care plan that meets your individual needs. We also work with your primary care doctor to review your records and coordinate any advanced care you may need.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
  • Medically supervised exercise
  • Exercise plan
  • Education
  • Supplemental oxygen


1500 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Support Resources

Heart Transplant Patient & Caregiver Support Group

First Tuesday of every month
2-3 p.m.
Village at Vanderbilt
1500 21st Ave. S, Suite 3100
, Nashville, TN 37232

Women’s Heart Support Group
Second Saturday of every month
10:30 a.m.-noon
One Hundred Oaks

719 Thompson Lane, Entrance D

Nashville, TN 37204
For more information, call (615) 936-4437.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Nashville

Last Monday of every month (last Tuesday in May)
6-7:30 p.m. 
Nashville Public Library (Hermitage Branch)
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076
For more information, call (615) 343-7068.