This is Cardiology

What Is Cardiology?

Cardiology is a medical specialty that deals with the structure, function, prevention and treatment of disorders of the heart and vascular system. The field includes the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, vascular disease and heart rhythm abnormalities and heart failure.

A Day in the Life

Come along with ACC members and hear about what its like to walk in their shoes. Read the articles below or watch the videos for a glimpse into the life of an Early Career cardiologist!

The Heart of It: Ki Park, MD, MS, FACC

Meet Ki Park, MD, MS, FACC, a clinical assistant professor of medicine and an interventional cardiologist at the University of Florida and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL, who focuses on women's cardiovascular health.

The Heart of It: Jignesh A. Patel, MD

Meet Jignesh A. Patel, MD, a chief cardiology fellow at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, with plans to specialize in interventional cardiology, while promoting the importance of creativity and artistic expression among cardiovascular professionals.

The Heart of It: Renelle George, MD

Meet Renelle George, MD, a pediatric cardiology fellow at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, OH, who is pursuing a career in pediatric interventional cardiology.