Cardiology: Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

UF Health Cardiac Rehabilitation - Jacksonville

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at the UF Health Cardiovascular Center – Jacksonville is designed to limit the physiological and psychological effects of cardiac illness. Cardiac rehabilitative services are prescribed for patients following events such as:

  • Angioplasty
  • Bypass surgery
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplant
  • Stable angina
  • Stent placement
  • Valve repair and/or replacement

The multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team consists of the University of Florida medical director, registered cardiac nurses, exercise physiologists, registered dieticians, pharmacists and a diabetes educator.

The UF Health Cardiac Rehabilitation Program provides heart-monitored exercise training in a supervised, outpatient setting, three times a week for about three months. This includes weekly education to reduce risk factors for heart disease. After completing the program, individuals may continue in the program's fitness maintenance program. The program assists patients with:

  • Blood pressure control
  • Diabetes management
  • Improved conditioning and stamina
  • Reduction in cholesterol
  • Reduction in symptoms of heart disease
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress management
  • Weight management

Providers

  • Robert F. Percy, M.D.
    Associate Professor
    Specializes in Cardiac Rehabilitation; Cardiovascular Disease

Locations

  1. UF Health Cardiac Rehabilitation – Jacksonville

    1st Floor, Tower II
    580 West 8th Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32209

  2. UF Health Cardiovascular Center – Jacksonville

    5th Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
    655 West 8th Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32209