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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Pulmonary RehabilitationShady Grove Adventist Hospital’s pulmonary rehabilitation program provides specialized therapy, exercise and education to improve quality of life and functional capacity for patients suffering from pulmonary conditions.

Our multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation team includes pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, exercise physiologists, registered nurses, dietitians and psychologists.

Candidates for Pulmonary Rehabilitation

People with the following conditions may benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation:

  • Emphysema,
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),
  • Asthma,
  • Chronic bronchitis,
  • And other pulmonary conditions such as lung surgery.

Pulmonary Program Details

Program participants meet for 36 sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Center for Fitness and Health at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Each class is 1.25 hours long. The Center for Fitness and Health offers state-of-the-art exercise and strength training equipment to help rehabilitate those with pulmonary conditions.

Patients must be referred to pulmonary rehabilitation by a physician.


Medicare and most insurance plans cover pulmonary rehabilitation. Hospital staff will assist in verifying insurance benefits.

Additional Information

The Center for Fitness & Health is located at Medical Plaza 1, 9715 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD. For additional information, please call 240-826-6662.

Physician Order Form

Attention physicians, please download our order form to refer a patient to The Center for Fitness & Health at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital.

Download Order Form

Our Location

Center for Fitness & Health

Center for Fitness & Health
at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
Medical Plaza 1
9715 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-826-6662
Fax: 240-826-5815