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A 40-year-old member asked:

Should i be under the care of a trauma surgeon or a cardiologist for my heart contusion from a car accident?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Both: If u need emergency surgery - surgeon first and cardiology will also be imvolved.
Dr. David Kwon
Surgery - Oncology 19 years experience
Both: If you were involved in a car accident and suffered a cardiac contusion, a trauma surgeon is the best trained to rule out any further injury to other organ parts. A cardiologist should be involved to make sure you don't have any cardiac-related that needs further workup or followup.
Last updated Aug 11, 2016

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