A question I often get asked as a cardiologist in Los Angeles is “what does cardiology mean?” The word cardiology is derived from Greek origins. It is a medical specialty that contends with the disorders of the heart, usually referring to a human heart. Continue reading What Exactly Is Cardiology?
A Brief History of Cardiology
Cardiology stretches way back in time to William Harvey in 1628 who was an English doctor. He was the first person to document how the circulation of blood was pumped through the body via the heart as well as the properties of the blood itself. Continue reading The Facts about Cardiology
There exist many professions where those in them are called upon to save lives, but few require the finesse and skill that go with cardiology. It is a field of medicine that has evolved from the trial and error of numerous decades, starting out as something crude and experimental, and ending up as an art form. Continue reading Two Great Cardiologists