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Dr. Sandip Rungta is a Cardiologist as well as an Intensivist, having 16 years into medical practice attached as visiting consultant in AMRI Hospitals, Dhakuria, Kolkata.. With years of experience in the medical profession, Dr. Sandip Rungta at girish park, Kolkata is one of the most established cardiologists that the city has. The doctor has immense experience in this field.Dr. Sandip Rungta at girish park is a leading cardiologist who is visited by a large number of patients suffering from heart conditions. In addition to dealing with conditions like congenital heart defects, coronary artery diseases, heart failures, valvular heart diseases and electrophysiology, the doctor also offers diagnosis and treatment of certain conditions related to some parts of the circulatory system. Some of the common types of heart conditions that the doctor treats include rheumatic heart disease, hypertensive heart disease, ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and inflammatory heart disease. The doctor has a polite approach towards patients and is known for the personal care and attention offered to every single patient.
Q: What does a Heart specialist do?
A: A heart specialist examines the heart and the blood vessels to diagnose and treat various cardiovascular diseases. Heart specialists trained in surgery open the chest to perform operations.
Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?
A: One needs to visit a cadiologist if they experience symptoms such as pain in chest, shortness of breath, irregular heart beats, high blood pressure or dizziness.
Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?
A: At your visit to the cardiologist, a total review of the medical history and a complete physical exam will be done which includes measuring the blood pressure and heart rate. A cardiac exam is conducted where tests such as electrocardiogram are conducted to assess for risk of coronary artery disease.
Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?
A: Heart specialists generally advise tests such as stress electrocardiogram, 2D echo, CT Scans, ultrasound, lipid profile test, Chest X Ray, and angiogram to look for blocked arteries.
Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?
A: The process of visiting a heart specialist varies in different countries and are subject to various health insurance policies. Some patients may directly visit a heart specialist, but certain health care plans may require a referral from a primary care physician.