Cardiologists in San Francisco, CA

Find a cardiologist near you in San Francisco for your cardiovascular needs.

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Healthcare at a Glance in San Francisco, CA

San Francisco is home to various large healthcare systems, with some of the best healthcare options in the nation. The Bay Area has access to University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, ranked #1 in San Francisco, as well as regional providers such as Kaiser Permanente and Stanford Health. There are 3 major children’s hospitals, over 5 cancer centers, including UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and one of the top-rated transplant centers in the nation at UCSF Medical Center. Veterans in the area have access to San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and 6community-based clinics in Santa Rosa, Eureka, Ukiah, Clearlake, San Bruno, and downtown San Francisco. San Francisco currently has 7 medical schools, and prides itself on being an academic medical hub.

Cardiologist FAQS

What is a cardiologist?

Cardiologists are specialists trained to diagnose and treat conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. You may be referred to see a cardiologist if you have risk factors for heart disease or if you need to manage existing heart conditions. A cardiologist may recommend diagnostic testing such as an EKG, a stress test, or an echocardiogram to better understand your cardiovascular health. Common conditions treated included, heart murmurs, shortness of breath, high blood pressure, and irregular heart beats. There are various subspecialties of cardiologists including, clinical cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, and cardiac surgeons. Your primary care provider can help you find the right subspeciality.