3 doctors weighed in:
Should I be under the care of a trauma surgeon or a cardiologist for my heart contusion from a car accident?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Kwon
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. David Kwon
Dr. David Kwon
Thank
Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Both
If u need emergency surgery - surgeon first and cardiology will also be imvolved.

In brief: Both
If u need emergency surgery - surgeon first and cardiology will also be imvolved.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
23 years in practice
171K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors