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Joan & Joel Smilow Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation Center

At NYU Langone’s Joan and Joel Smilow Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Center, our goal is to help you return to your normal activities as soon as possible, while giving you the tools you need to best maintain your cardiovascular health.


U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” ranks NYU Langone among the top 10 hospitals in the country for rehabilitation.

We are the largest cardiac inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation program in the New York region. We care for a wide range of cardiovascular conditions, including angina, or chest pain; heart attack, or myocardial infarction; irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia; congestive heart failure; heart muscle conditions, such as cardiomyopathy; and peripheral vascular disease.

We also care for people who have had coronary angioplasty and stenting; coronary artery bypass surgery; pacemaker or defibrillator placement; cardiac valve repair or replacement; and left ventricular assist device surgery.

Our medical team, staffed by NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation experts, as well as cardiology specialists, understands that improving and maintaining your cardiovascular health requires a holistic approach. We bring together physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, recreational therapists, social workers, nutritionists, and exercise physiologists who work with you every step of the way to create a customized lifestyle plan that you can maintain in your daily life.

When you choose the Joan and Joel Smilow Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Center, you gain access to services that match your individual condition and lifestyle and put you on a path to long-lasting wellness.

Customized Care for Long-Term Wellness

When you come to us for your care, we provide you with the necessary physical, social, emotional, and lifestyle skills to reach the highest possible levels of independence and quality of life. Being part of Rusk Rehabilitation—ranked among the top 10 best rehabilitation centers in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 25 years—makes this continuum of care possible.

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Our Locations

Joan & Joel Smilow Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation Center—Outpatient Program

240 East 38th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Joan & Joel Smilow Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation Center—Inpatient Program

530 First Avenue
Health Care Center, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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