A cardiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and conditions of the heart, blood vessels, and cardiovascular system. Your primary care physician will refer you to a cardiologist if they have a concern about the function of your heart.
During your initial consultation with a cardiologist additional testing may be performed to aid in diagnosing your condition and developing a plan of action. Cardiologists will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is manageable and fits your personal health goals and expectations. Your cardiologist will also work closely with your primary care physician to make sure you continue to improve and reach your health goals.
Common types of diseases treated by Cardiologists include: