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What kind of doctor will I see next if my doctor suspects heart disease?

Dr. Richard T. Leshner, DO
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

If your doctor suspects heart disease you will probably see a cardiologist next. Often the cardiologist is the first place that people will be sent for having symptoms that could be heart disease. Cardiologists have all kinds of techniques to diagnose or rule out heart disease.

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