A Patient's Guide to Heart Surgery
USC Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) has been proven to be beneficial in prolonging life and assisting with improving functional capacity (stamina) and quality of life. Cardiac rehab can help you learn about your heart disease, lifestyle changes and exercise guidelines. If you would like information, call the USC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at (323) 442-5849. Your family doctor may also have information about cardiac rehab programs in your area.