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    What do you call a doctor who is an expert on heart diseases?

    Topic, please

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    Re: What do you call a doctor who is an expert on heart diseases?

    cardiologist or heart specialist

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    Re: What do you call a doctor who is an expert on heart diseases?

    Thank you:)

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    Re: What do you call a doctor who is an expert on heart diseases?

    Quote Originally Posted by queenbu View Post
    cardiologist or heart specialist
    And a cardiologist who specializes just in diseases of the heart (rather than its general healthy functioning) is a cardiopathologist. (cardiopathologist: Web Search Results from Answers.com )

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    Colloquially though, it would be thought excessive to say you were being treated by a 'cardiopathologist' (it would make you sound a bit of a hypochondriac). Ordinary people say 'cardiologist'. but health professionals use the more specific term.
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    Re: What do you call a doctor who is an expert on heart diseases?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    And a cardiologist who specializes just in diseases of the heart (rather than its general healthy functioning) is a cardiopathologist. (cardiopathologist: Web Search Results from Answers.com )

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    Colloquially though, it would be thought excessive to say you were being treated by a 'cardiopathologist' (it would make you sound a bit of a hypochondriac). Ordinary people say 'cardiologist'. but health professionals use the more specific term.
    Thanks

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