Invasive cardiology and non-invasive cardiology are terms that describe the various tools and techniques used to diagnose and treat heart disease. Non-invasive methods typically involve imaging techniques like ultrasound or nuclear tracer imaging to analyze the condition and performance of the heart and blood vessels and do not involve entry into the body. Invasive cardiology involves the insertion into the body of tools like catheters, balloons, and stents to diagnose and treat heart disease, a
Dr. Ignacio Gallardo, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Gallardo is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Tampa General Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital.