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What kind of doctor should I see if I'm at risk for a heart attack?

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

If you are at risk for a heart attack or have concerns about your heart health you should see your primary care doctor. Your primary physician is really the first line of defense in health care. Write down the kinds of things you want to ask your doctor. Your primary doctor will screen you and possibly refer you to a cardiologist.

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