What is Cardiology? Cardiology is the branch of medicine dedicated to the study, understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions affecting the heart and the vascular system.

Who Practices Cardiology?

Cardiologists are physicians who are board-certified in the specialized training of cardiology after completing their residency in Internal Medicine. Cardiologists may specialize further through fellowships in interventional cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, advanced cardiac imaging, advanced heart failure and transplant, and adult congenital heart disease.


What Conditions are Treated in Cardiology?

Conditions Managed in Cardiology Include:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Valvular disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Heart failure
  • Vascular diseases
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemia

Source: This is Cardiology – American College of Cardiology. (n.d.). American College of Cardiology.Https://