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What is a cardiac electrophysiologist?

Electrophysiologists are cardiologists with advanced training to treat electrical problems in the heart. They test for abnormal heart rhythms and implant devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators, to help the heart beat normally.

A cardiac electrophysiologist is like an electrician for your heart.

A cardiac electrophysiologist is a cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm problems.

A cardiac electrophysiologist is a cardiologist who specializes in cardiac arrhythmia.

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