Cardiac Rehabilitation

OHSU’s three-phase cardiac rehab program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Our physician-supervised exercise and education program is tailored to meet your individual needs - whether you’ve had a heart attack, surgery, cardiac procedure or have congenital heart disease. For appointments, call 503 418-2406.

Cardiac Rehabilitation


Michael Shapiro, D.O.
Dr. Shapiro - Cardiac Rehab DirectorDr. Shapiro is medical director of OHSU’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program and is a board certified cardiologist with sub-specialty board certifications in Lipidology (cholesterol) and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CT).

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Stress Reduction Class

Mindfulness is a practice of moment-to-moment observation, and can be highly effective in helping bring calm and clarity to the pressures of daily life. This is a powerful adjunct to therapy or medical treatment, and has proven beneficial for health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and chronic pain disorders. 

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Treatment Options

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Management
  • Patient Support Group


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Upcoming Events

Stress Reduction classes

Weekly meeting dates below
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Center for Health & Healing 3178 (room 5)


  • 11/13
  • 11/20
  • 12/11
  • 12/18


  • 1/8
  • 1/22
  • 2/12
  • 2/26
  • 3/12
  • 3/26
  • 4/9
  • 4/23
  • 5/14
  • 5/28
  • 6/11

Schedule an Appointment

503 418-2406


Felicia Janac, Operational Supervisor
503 418-9472


Center for Health & Healing
3303 SW Bond Avenue, 1st floor
Portland, OR 97239

Patient Story - Mark

Mark Cardiac Rehab Story

I'm normally very active, but I was having problems with daily activities. That's when my cardiologist suggested cardiac rehab at OHSU. More

Annual Newsletter

Learn about the latest cardiac rehabilitation treatments, services and programs available at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. Read more

Patient Story - Tom

Patient Story - Tom

A year ago, I had just finished jogging with my daughter and she was driving me home in the car when I had a heart attack. I didn't have any of the warning signs: I just slumped over. More

Patient Story - Jim

Jim Zupancic's OHSU Heart & Vascular Care Story

About a year ago, I suffered a heart attack - 99 percent of my lateral descending artery was blocked. I was taken to a local hospital, where I received a stent that saved my life. But afterwards I continued to suffer heart pain. I was referred to Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa at OHSU. More