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.

Education & Prevention Programs


Being a world-class leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease is part of St. Francis Hospital’s expertise. However, cardiac diagnosis and treatment can only go so far without other important healthcare services. That’s why St. Francis Hospital is committed to both education and disease prevention. Through education and disease prevention, St. Francis Hospital is working towards helping patients get well quickly, and showing patients how to stay well for the long term.

To learn more about the education & prevention programs St. Francis offers, click here to access our event calendar now.

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St. Francis is the top ranked hospital on Long Island for heart care