Skip to Main Content

Home Explore Careers

Cardiologists

Overview
Cardiologist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

Join Vault Gold to watch these Q&A videos

Cardiologists are physicians who practice in the subspecialty of internal medicine that concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. In most instances, cardiologists treat patients on a consultative basis to determine if the symptoms the patients are exhibiting are signs of heart disease. According to the State Health Facts Web site of the Kaiser Family Foundation, there are 29,649 actively practicing cardiologists in the United States.

Salary Range

$100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Medical Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Problem-Solving

Scientific

Career Ladder
Interventional Cardiologist

Invasive Cardiologist

Cardiologist

Cardiovascular Technologist

Related Professions