Cardiopulmonary/Respiratory Therapy

The cardiopulmonary/respiratory department at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital provides both inpatient and outpatient services for people with cardiac and respiratory problems, including:

  • Routine respiratory therapy
  • Arterial blood gases
  • Arterial lines
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Complete pulmonary function studies
  • Electroencephalogram (EEGs)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKGs)
  • Holter monitoring
  • Pulmonary stress testing
  • Swann ganz
  • Ventilators
  • Sleep studies

Respiratory therapists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Diagnostic outpatient tests are scheduled and performed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please call 434-517-3166434-517-3166 3132 for more information.

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center

The cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital benefits both heart and lung patients in their recovery and helps them achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Open five days a week, our rehab gym includes exercise equipment designed especially for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and a staff well-trained in its use. When your physician thinks you are ready for rehabilitation activities, he or she will work with the staff to develop an exercise and educational program based on your needs and medical condition.