Welcome to the Cardiac Fitness Center of St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center - the only hospital-based program of its kind on Long Island.

The center is located on the park-like grounds of The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education in Greenvale.

Located just off Northern Boulevard, its serene setting offers plenty of convenient and accessible parking.

Our popular fitness center enjoys more than 60,000 visits a year and recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Visitors are greeted by our friendly staff to make sure every exercise session feels like a welcome visit.

All of our cardiac fitness programs are medically supervised by a doctor, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals, who are always on site.

Our award-winning center is equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment.

The workout circuit includes bicycles, treadmills, weight lifting stations and an indoor walking track.

All patients are prescreened for an appropriate fitness plan to ensure all of their cardiac needs are met.

Everyone is continually monitored for their progress by our highly dedicated staff.

For more information on how you can step up to better health and how we can help, call (516) 629-2040.


The mission of the Pharmacy Department at St. Francis Hospital is to provide safe and effective medication-related care to our patients, by careful review, preparation and dispensing of medications in an accurate, safe and timely manner. We seek to partner with our patients and healthcare colleagues in order to achieve optimal medication therapy, both therapeutically and economically.

Over 99% of our patients say they would recommend St. Francis Hospital to a friend. Our professional pharmacists are an integral part of the interdisciplinary team that contributes to this outstanding patient satisfaction rating.

Prescription for a Rewarding Career
The average length of service for a St. Francis pharmacist is 11 years. Our pharmacy staff works in a challenging and professionally stimulating environment that includes:
  • Computerized dispensing and clinical services
  • 24-hour unit dose exchange
  • Unique patient population services
  • Around-the-clock services
  • Modern environment
  • Inpatient/outpatient pharmacies
  • Innovative unit-based pharmacist program
  • Investigational drug studies
  • Team member care rounds
  • Full IV additive program
  • Interdisciplinary committee involvement
  • Clinical resource library
  • Educational affiliation with several colleges of pharmacy
  • Department-based CE program
For more information on career opportunities call (516) 705-6550 or click here