What is a cardiologist? A cardiologist is a physician with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
What is a vascular surgeon? A vascular surgeon is a specialist who evaluates and treats diseases of the blood vessels. Treatment can include traditional open surgery and endovascular approaches. Because of their training, vascular surgeons are uniquely qualified to diagnose all vascular diseases and interpret a wide variety of diagnostic tests.