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Transcript of Cardiologist
Minor Surgery (performing cardiac catheterization and installing pace makers)
Record Keeping By: Maria M. and Ginelie R. Education Level: pre-med bachelor's degree
pre- med consists of anatomy, biology, chemistry and statistics
pass the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree
2- or 3-year cardiology residency
pass the American Board of Internal Medicine Exam
pass the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
**All this takes 10 years** Timeline: 1706: Raymond de Vieussens, a French anatomy professor, first describes the structure of the heart's chambers and vessels.
1856: Rudolf von Koelliker and Heinrich Müller were the first to discover that the heart generated electricity.
1903: Willem Einthoven, a Dutch physiologist, develops the electrocardiograph.
1912: James B. Herrick, an American physician, first describes heart disease resulting from hardening of the arteries.
1912-1925: Cardiology becomes a public health and research effort, leading to the founding of the American Heart Association.
1938: Robert E. Gross, an American surgeon, performs first heart surgery.
1952: F. John Lewis, an American surgeon, performs first successful open heart surgery.
1953: John H. Gibbon, an American surgeon, first uses a mechanical heart and blood purifier.
1967: Christian Barnard, a South African surgeon, performs the first whole heart transplant from one person to another International Jobs: There is international jobs for cardiologist where you travel the world.
Get the Job:
go to company Salary Ranges: Non- invasive cardiologist average salaries begin at $346,266 per year rising to $457,921 per year.
Invasive cardiologist average salaries begin at $373,500 rising to $532,000 per year. Invasive cardiology are skilled in several procedures, including routine heart catheterization, emergent angioplasty, electrophysiology studies, permanent pacemaker insertions, implantable defibrillator insertions, cardiac ablation and cardioversions.
Non-invasive cardiology assist patients in managing and preventing cardiovascular disease. They also lead patients through testing, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Outlook: Cardiologist is a growing profession.
Mechanical assistance to improve steadiness.
failing heart to recover following the removal of a left ventricular.
electrical device therapy such as cardiac resynchronization. ( re-establish ventricular synchrony in patients with heart failure)
Cardiac xenotransplantation might become a reality. (animal heart into a human) electrocardiograph
Becoming a cardiologist is a very difficult career that will need patients and a lot of work but in the end it will all be worth it because you'll earn a large amount of money and help many patients. Any Questions
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