Des Moines Heart Center

Heart, Lung & Vascular Care

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines has outstanding Heart, Lung and Vascular Care. From cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary care to vascular disease and prevention - we are here to take care of you. Whether your father just had a heart attack, or you are looking for management options for high blood pressure,  our team of cardiologists, cardiac nurses and other heart health professionals  are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care.


The Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab team at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offers fun, challenging classes that produce results. All classes are led or supervised by persons with special training and certifications and medical professionals are always available. The Healthy Aging Strength and Balance class costs $35/month and Lifetime Fitness is $50/month. Both classes allow members to participate as often as they would like. The two programs can be combined for $75/month. If you have questions, would like to observe a class or are interested in joining please call Iowa Lutheran Hospital at 515-263-5488 or Lakeview Medical Building at 515-241-2355.

Healthy Aging Strength and Balance:

Turn stiffness to flexibility and increase your strength! Our participants love the Healthy Aging Strength and Balance class because of the diverse routines and the improvements they see. Watch this video for a short preview of the class:

Lifetime Fitness:

Lifetime fitness is an "exercise-only" group maintenance program. Individuals are allowed to progress at their pace. The staff will assist in helping you set and achieve your goals while ensuring safety. Members of the Lifetime Fitness class are able to self-monitor heart rate and oxygen levels as they please.