The Dr. Mukul S. Chandra Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center


A beloved educator, community health advocate and cardiologist with Premier Health, Dr. Mukul Chandra passed away in October 2020 due to complications caused by COVID-19.  Dr. Chandra served as Medical Director of Cardiac Preventive Care and Research at Miami Valley Hospital and was an assistant clinical professor at Wright State University. He created HeartWorks, a convenient, affordable, and comprehensive evaluation of heart attack risk factors.  

Dr. Chandra cared deeply for so many. He was known for his kind words and warm smile, his compassionate and caring nature, and his extraordinary dedication. To honor his legacy and his profound commitment to improving the health and well-being of others, the Miami Valley Hospital Foundation is fundraising in his honor. 



In 2022, the current cardiopulmonary patient rehab space at the Miami Valley Hospital main campus will be relocated to 25 East Foraker Street. The existing, stand-alone medical office building will undergo renovation both inside and out. The Miami Valley Hospital Foundation is conducting a fundraising campaign to defray the costs of the project and the completed facility will be named in honor of Dr. Chandra. 

Dr. Chandra was excited about the prospect of creating an improved cardiac and pulmonary rehab space. In keeping his dream alive, The Dr. Mukul S. Chandra Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center will accommodate the growing needs of our community and provide greater access for the 350 patients who use this center every week. 

“This new center will be a fitting tribute to Dr. Chandra’s high standards of caring and clinical expertise,” said Jenny Lewis, president and CEO, Miami Valley Hospital Foundation. “Many patients currently participating in rehab were treated by Dr. Chandra. He was excited about creating a new space and his family is so grateful to help us fulfil his dream for his patients.  



The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center offers both preventative and rehabilitative cardiac and pulmonary programming. It is being relocated to an existing building at 25 Foraker Street, one block from Miami Valley Hospital. The site provides more convenient access for patients with handicap accessibility, two entrances, and 26 parking spots adjacent to the building. It also allows for future growth and innovation. The new center will honor Dr. Chandra’s legacy and the patients he loved.   

The Miami Valley Hospital Foundation has committed to raise $1 million for the project, which will include the cost of the renovation, the acquisition of new exercise equipment and innovative technologies, and to allow for future expansion of the rehab program for our community. To make a contribution, please click on the Donate Now! button. 





To learn more about this special project or to inquire about naming and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Anne McDevitt, Miami Valley Hospital Foundation director of development, at or call (937) 208-2700.