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St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Center

Cardiac Rehabilitation

St. Elizabeth Health Center
1044 Belmont Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44501
St. Joseph Health Center
St. Joseph Wellness Center for Cardiac Care
667 Eastland Ave.
Warren, OH 44448

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Hours of Operation
Mon | Wed | Fri 7am-7pm
Tues | Thurs 7am-12pm
Hours of Operation
Mon | Wed | Fri 7am-6pm
Tues | Thurs 8am-12pm

St. Elizabeth Health Center is the only rehabilitation program specifically designated for Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Mahoning Valley. St. Joseph Health Center is the only hospital based cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Trumbull County.  Both facilities have been remodeled in 2014.

Cardiac Rehabilitation is recommended for patients including but not limited to:

  • Myocardial Infarction (Heart attack)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Angioplasty with or without stent
  • Stable Congestive Heart Failure
  • Stable Angina
  • Cardiomyopathy
  •  Risk factors for Heart Disease
  • Family history of cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Smoking

 Cardiac Rehabilitation is an exercise and education program that improves exercise tolerance and symptoms.  It also reduces risks of cardiovascular disease and mortality while providing a safe environment.  Behavior modification information is provided for stress and smoking cessation.  Monthly dietary classes are available by a registered dietician.  Staffing includes registered nurses, who perform a complete assessment prior to exercise, and exercise physiologists, who start client exercising and develop personalized exercise prescriptions.  All staff is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and work together to determine blood pressure, interpret EKG monitoring and to further advance each patient.  Continuous EKG monitoring is available based on diagnosis and insurance coverage.  The unit is equipped with a defibrillator and a crash cart to facilitate immediate response to any emergency situation.  The emergency room is also easily accessible at both facilities. 

 Available Equipment includes:

  • Treadmills
  • Bikes
  • Arm Ergometers
  • Nu-Step
  • Elliptica
  • Free weights
  • Dynamic Resistance Station
Available Amenities include:
  • Locker rooms with shower facilities (St. Elizabeth Health Center only)                                                                  
  • Refreshment area                                                                                                                                                                           
  • TV’s                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Free, easily accessible parking  
  • Free WiFi

If insurance does not cover Cardiac Rehabilitation, an independent exercise and educational program is available for $45 per month.