A cardiologist is specialized in heart disorders & provides training in preventing, diagnosing, and treating heart conditions. They can diagnose and prescribe medical therapy. They can also decide whether your heart disorder can need a medical or surgical treatment approach.
- A cardiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions of the heart and blood vessels.
- They may perform tests such as echocardiograms, electrocardiograms, and stress tests to evaluate heart function, and may prescribe medications or perform procedures such as angioplasty or bypass surgery to treat heart disease.
- Cardiologists may also consult with other medical specialists and provide preventive care to help patients reduce their risk of heart disease.