A cardiologist specializes in caring for people with conditions and diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists diagnose and treat many diseases, including coronary heart disease, angina, arrhythmias, heart attack, and heart failure. These heart doctors are also experts in the prevention of heart disease.
A cardiologist typically:
Cardiologists may also be known by the following names: cardiac doctor, cardiovascular disease doctor, heart specialist and heart doctor.
There are 613 specialists practicing Cardiology in Louisiana with an overall average rating of 4.4 stars. There are 152 hospitals in Louisiana with affiliated Cardiology specialists, including Ochsner Medical Center, Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center and Lafayette General Medical Center.