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Cardiology Doctors (Cardiologists)

What is cardiology?
Cardiology is branch of medicine that deals with heart disorder. Doctors who are specialized in cardiology are called as heart specialist or cardiologist. Cardiologists treat heart diseases like congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, etc. Some cardiac problems require higher medical diagnosis and treatments, which are given in well equipped cardiac clinics.

Disorders and conditions:
Cardiologists treat all kinds of cardiac diseases. Cardiac diseases include following diseases
• Angina (angina pectoris) – stable and unstable
• Aortic regurgitation
• Aortic stenosis
• Arrhythmias
• Cardiomyopathy
• Cardiogenic shock
• Congenital heart disease
• Coronary artery disease (CAD)
• Endocarditis
• Heart attack
• Heart failure
• Heart tumor
• Mitral regurgitation
• Mitral stenosis
• Mitral valve prolapse
• Pulmonary stenosis
• Tricuspid regurgitation
Treatments for all above diseases are given by cardiologists or heart specialist in cardiac clinics.

Tests and diagnosis
Heart diseases show characteristic symptoms. Cardiologists evaluate these symptoms and do tests and treatments in cardiac clinic. Depending upon symptoms heart specialists may suggest some of the following tests to diagnose heart diseases:

• Blood, echocardiography
• Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
• Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
• Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR)
• Cardiac stress test, auscultation electrocardiography (ECG or EKG)
• Holter monitor
• electrophysiology study
• sphygmomanometer
• cardiac marker
• coronary catheterization
• fractional flow reserve (FFRmyo)
• intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
• Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
All above tests are done in well equipped cardiac clinic, where cardiologist evaluates above test results and considering patients medical status decides treatment for patient.

When to call cardiologist?
Cardiac diseases show distinct characteristics like chest pain, headache etc. These symptoms are self evaluated. If you notice any of the following symptoms, call your cardiologist:
• Breathing problems especially shortness of breath
• Excessive tiredness and shortness of breath during activity that does not get better after resting for at least 10 minutes
• Any angina type chest pain
• Irregular heart beat with or without dizziness, nausea, sweating or shortness of breath
• Nausea and vomiting that continues for more than 24 hours
• Sudden weight gain

If you find any above symptoms please report your cardiologist. Confirm whether you have any heart problem or not. If you are diagnosed with any cardiac disease, do not ignore it and take proper treatment in cardiac clinic by heart specialist.
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Dr. P. A. KALE, Cardiology, CHEMBUR - Mumbai, DADAR WEST - Mumbai, MATUNGA - Mumbai
Dr. P. A. KALE - Cardiologist FACC, FICC, FICP, FISE, MD 34 years experience
Dr. VINOD KUNVERJI SHAH - Cardiologist D.M.(card)., F.I.S.E., M.D.(med)., FISE, MD 34 years experience
Dr. Zakia Khan, Cardiology, BHIWANDI - Thane
Dr. Zakia Khan - Cardiologist D.M.(Cardiology), M.B.B.S., M.D, FISE, MD 6 years experience
Dr. Gaurav Sahasrabudhe, Cardiology, MULUND EAST - Mumbai, NAUPADA - Thane
Dr. Gaurav Sahasrabudhe - Cardiologist M.B.B.S., M.D, M.D, FISE, MD 10 years experience
Dr. Aditi Sameer Kokane, Cardiology, YERAWADA - Pune
Dr. Aditi Sameer Kokane - Cardiologist M.D Medicene, M.D, M.D, FISE, MD 9 years experience
Dr. Manoj Durariaraj, Cardiology, BHOSARI - Pune
Dr. Manoj Durariaraj - Cardiologist MCH, MS, M.D, FISE, MD 17 years experience
Dr. RATAN RATHOD, Cardiology, VASHI - Navi-mumbai
Dr. RATAN RATHOD - Cardiologist D.M., MS, M.D, FISE, MD 34 years experience
Dr. KALKEKAR, Cardiology, VASHI - Navi-mumbai
Dr. KALKEKAR - Cardiologist D.N.B., MS, M.D, FISE, MD 17 years experience
Dr. Anand Shukla, Cardiology, AZADPUR - Delhi
Dr. Anand Shukla - Cardiologist M.B.B.S, MS, M.D, FISE, MD 41 years experience
Dr. A K Gupta, Cardiology, SUNDER VIHAR - Delhi
Dr. A K Gupta - Cardiologist M.B.B.S/M.D, MS, M.D, FISE, MD 41 years experience
Dr. Venkataramaiah H, Cardiology, DOMLUR - Bangalore
Dr. Venkataramaiah H - Cardiologist MD (General Medicine) Dm In Cardiology, MS, M.D, FISE, MD 36 years experience
Dr. Ashok V B, Cardiology, MAGADI ROAD - Bangalore
Dr. Ashok V B - Cardiologist MD in General Medicine, MS, M.D, FISE, MD 36 years experience
Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal, Cardiology, CHENNAI - Chennai
Dr. Sanjiv Agrawal - Cardiologist MD. DM., MS, M.D, FISE, MD 29 years experience
Dr. P V Sadasivan, Cardiology, ADYAR - Chennai
Dr. P V Sadasivan - Cardiologist F.A.M.C.S, Gen Med, M.D, FISE, MD 62 years experience
Dr. M S S Mukharjee, Cardiology, KPHB COLONY - Hyderabad, PANJAGUTTA - Hyderabad
Dr. M S S Mukharjee - Cardiologist Mbbs Md General Medicene DM In cardiology DNB IN Cardiology, Gen Med, M.D, FISE, MD 14 years experience
 - Lucknow
Dr. SANJIV SINGHAL - Cardiologist D.M.(Cardiology), M.B.B.S., MD (MED); DM IN CARDIOLOGY, FISE, MD 26 years experience
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