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About Dr. Cheruvathur Peter
Dr. Cheruvathur Peter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiology and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Peter is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Cheruvathur Peter has the following 2 specialties
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.
- Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
While cardiologists diagnose and treat all types of heart disease, electrophysiologists have extended education in rhythmic disorders, also known as cardiac arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. An electrophysiologist typically works closely with a cardiologist and together they can treat arrhythmia, help you prevent blood clots, or restore and control a normal heart rate.
They can also provide information on medications and devices — such as a pacemaker or an implantable defibrillator — used to control an abnormal heart rate. When it come to treating arrhythmias, there are both invasive and non-invasive treatment options and an electrophysiologist can help you decide which is right for you.
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Dr. Peter is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
34 Years Experience
Institute Of Medicine Mandalay
Graduated in 1979
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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Locations & DirectionsCheruvathur Thomas Peter MD, 11352 Thurston Pl, Los Angeles, CA
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