Cardiology (kar-dee-OL-uh-jee) is the medical specialty that diagnosis and treats diseases and problems of the cardiovascular system (the heart and blood vessels).
A cardiologist (kar-dee-OL-uh-jist) is a doctor who diagnoses and treats medical problems that affect the heart and blood vessels.
Cardiologists provide care for people with problems such as:
They do medical tests and procedures such as:
Cardiologist training usually includes:
They also might have:
Doctors who might refer a baby or child to see a cardiologist include: