Iowa City - Mercy Hospital-Pulmonary Rehab

Mercy Hospital-Pulmonary Rehab
500 E. Market St. Iowa City, IA 52245


Connie Knepp


The department provides a pulmonary rehabilitation program for people with chronic lung disease such as bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis. Participants meet twice a week for eight weeks and receive education, breathing training, and exercise. The program involves health care professionals from pharmacy, dietary, occupational therapy, social work, and infection control.  The rehab program also offers a maintenance phase of exercise three times per week.