Cardiac Rehabilitation

The cardiac rehabilitation program at Virginia Mason helps patients recover faster and return to full and productive lives.

Our services are available for people who have experienced a heart attack, heart surgery, coronary angioplasty, angina or a related heart problem. We emphasize medical evaluation, exercise training, education and counseling. Our rehab team of physicians, nurses, exercise specialists and registered dietitians are dedicated to helping participants achieve the following benefits:

  • reduced risk of future heart problems
  • increased stamina and strength
  • reduced symptoms
  • increased confidence and emotional well-being
  • improved quality of life

Program enrollment is ongoing and patients may begin at any time. Through our cardiac partnership with EvergreenHealth, our patients can now receive cardiac rehabilitation in Kirkland. A physician referral is required. For more information or to enroll, call (206) 625-7256.

Education and Counseling:
Education and counseling are provided to help you understand your heart condition and to help you adopt a heart-healthy lifestyle. Topics we'll discuss include:

  • heart function and disease
  • your specific heart condition
  • activity and exercise guidelines
  • nutrition
  • cardiac warning signs
  • stress management and relaxation
  • emotional health

Class Schedule and Enrollment:
Enrollment is ongoing and patients may begin at any time. A physician referral is required. Virginia Mason has several locations offering cardiac rehabilitation services. For further information or to enroll, call the program located in your area or call Seattle, (206) 625-7256.

Class Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Insurance Information:
Health plan benefits for cardiac rehabilitation vary among health insurance companies. Some insurance policies require pre-authorization services. Please contact your insurance carrier to determine coverage under your specific plan or ask for assistance from the cardiac rehabilitation staff.