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Many different doctors, including a primary care physician, cardiologist, and electrophysiologist may be involved in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.

Primary Care
Physician
  • Practices general medicine, perform check-ups, and provide routine medical care,
  • Are often the first point of contact for many patients and may be involved the diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation.
Cardiologist
  • Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the cardiovascular system.
  • Often refer patients to electrophysiologists and are often involved in management of Atrial Fibrillation.
Electrophysiologist
(EP)
  • A cardiologist with extensive training in heart arrhythmias.
  • Specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of heart arrhythmias, including Atrial Fibrillation and are the recommended cardiologist to perform a catheter ablation procedure.