Below are a range of specialist medical services that may be helpful with various heart conditions.
Medical services include consultations with a specialist, diagnostic interventions and treatment procedures, and cardiothoracic surgery. You usually need a referral from your GP to see a cardiologist.
The Heart Foundation website is a useful source for detailed information about heart conditions.
Heart Specialist or Cardiologist
A Cardiologist or Heart Specialist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects (defects in the structure of the heart and other blood vessels present at birth), coronary artery disease, heart failure, diseases of the heart valves and electrophysiology (the electrical activities of the heart).
Services offered can include: electrocardiogram (ECG), blood tests, coronary angiogram, pacemaker implantation, assessment and treatment of arrhythmia and many more.