Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation


O’Connor Hospital offers a comprehensive Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program to support patients recovering from heart and lung procedures and diseases and to prevent future problems. This outpatient program involves a multidisciplinary team of professionals providing a broad range of supervised exercise therapy, education classes and psychosocial intervention to help patients with heart and lung conditions live healthier lives.

Features of our cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program include:

  • Convenience: We offer a professional cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program conveniently located on the first floor of the O’Connor Hospital campus.
  • Expert team: Our cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists are experienced in working with patients who have lung and heart conditions.
  • Compassionate care: We consistently receive excellent feedback from patients for our compassionate care. We pride ourselves on personalizing treatment to each patient.


 A Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program can help:

  • Strengthen and condition the heart and lungs
  • Control weight and lower total cholesterol levels through good nutrition and physical activity
  • Understand medications, the signs and symptoms of heart and lung disease, and when to seek medical attention
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Promote developments of a healthier lifestyle
  • Reduce symptoms and chances of experiencing another cardiac event
  • Develop breathing techniques and manage shortness of breath episodes
  • Return to work and activities of daily living more quickly
  • Develop coping, and stress reduction skills, and relaxation techniques

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation may be recommended or prescribed by physicians if patients have had cardiac or pulmonary conditions or procedures such as:

Angina COPD
Heart Transplants Emphysema
Heart Valves repair/replacement  Chronic Bronchitis
PTCA/Stent      Bronchiectasis
Coronary Bypass    Sarcoidosis
Myocardial Infarct      Pulmonary Hypertension
Chronic Heart Failure Pulmonary Fibrosis
Coronary artery disease    Interstitial Lung disease
Patients with ventricular assist devices  Lung transplant
   Lung Cancer


Monday – Friday, 7 AM – 3:30 PM

Closed weekends and holidays.


To refer a patient or to learn more about the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program, please contact: 

O'Connor Hospital

2105 Forest Avenue

San Jose, CA 95128

Phone (408) 947-2994