- 2 Board certified
- 2 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.5 stars
- Average wait time is 10 minutes
Top Cardiologists in Halethorpe, MD
1421 S Caton Ave
Halethorpe, MD 21227
- Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease
- 39 years experience
- Rated 4 stars by patients
- 4 star hospital
- Completed fellowship
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.
The area of Halethorpe, MD has a population of approximately 33,534 people. There are 2 cardiologists near Halethorpe, which gives it a ratio of 1 cardiologist per 16,767 residents or a ratio of 1 cardiologist per 6,391 households. There are 12,781 households in Halethorpe.