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What specialty performs a cardiac echocardiogram?
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Dr. Jean Jeudy
Radiology
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In brief: Cardiology
Cardiology will perform the majority of echocardiograms.
If there is assessments of your vessels (carotid, aorta, veins) This may be done by vascular surgery cardiology, or radiology depending upon the referrer and local resources. In the setting pediatrics, it may be performed by a pediatric cardiologist or someone who specializes in fetal imaging.

In brief: Cardiology
Cardiology will perform the majority of echocardiograms.
If there is assessments of your vessels (carotid, aorta, veins) This may be done by vascular surgery cardiology, or radiology depending upon the referrer and local resources. In the setting pediatrics, it may be performed by a pediatric cardiologist or someone who specializes in fetal imaging.
Dr. Jean Jeudy
Dr. Jean Jeudy
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cardiologists
It should be interpreted by a cardiologist.

In brief: Cardiologists
It should be interpreted by a cardiologist.
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
In brief: Surgery
Cardiac echo is also used in surgery by trained anesthesiologists.
Specifically during heart valve surgery of in patients at high risk for cardiac disease. Anesthesiologist can an should take the abe exam if they are making diagnostic interpretations however and not just using it as an introperative monitor.

In brief: Surgery
Cardiac echo is also used in surgery by trained anesthesiologists.
Specifically during heart valve surgery of in patients at high risk for cardiac disease. Anesthesiologist can an should take the abe exam if they are making diagnostic interpretations however and not just using it as an introperative monitor.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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