Read our Cardiology profile and job description
for individuals interested in a career in Cardiology. A cardiologist is a physician who specializes in disorders of the heart and blood vessels. A cardiologist will typically work long hours and be called in at anytime, but the work can be very rewarding as you actively participate many times in saving another person’s life. The minimum educational training for a Cardiology physician is a four-year bachelors degree, usually in a science, four years of medical school, three year training program in internal medicine and three more years in a Cardiology residency program. Many Cardiologists will choose to further specialize and do an additional 1 to 3 years fellowships to further specialize in something like pediatrics or nuclear or interventional cardiology. The compensation for an Cardiology doctor can be anywhere from the low $200,000 as a non-invasive to $390,000 a year as an invasive cardiologist depending on location and practice setup and sub-specialization. Please visit American College of Cardiology
, American Heart Association
, American College of Chest Physicians
and Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia
for more job, career and clinical information about Cardiology.