How do I find a cardiologist or vascular specialist?

Several types of specially-trained cardiovascular experts provide care at Inova Schar Heart and Vascular. With the right professionals working together, Inova offers comprehensive and personalized treatment plans while maintaining an elevated level of care. Our dedication to patient safety, quality and reliability results in thousands of patients with complex heart and vascular disease living longer, healthier lives.

Use the links below to locate physicians within a particular specialty or call 1-855-MY-INOVA (855-694-6682) for assistance.


Cardiologists specialize in disorders of the cardiovascular system – the heart and blood vessels. They diagnose and treat conditions such as elevated cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, cardiac chest pain, and myocardial infarction, known as a heart attack.

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Vascular Specialist

Vascular surgeons specialize in medical management and operative procedures involving the vascular system – the arteries, veins and capillaries that move blood through the body and to and from the heart. They diagnose and treat conditions such as abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, peripheral arterial disease and varicose veins.

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Heart Rhythm Specialists / Electrophysiologists

Electrophysiologists are cardiologists who specialize in diagnosing and treating the heart's electrical system, including cardiac arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms such as AFib). They perform procedures such as diagnostic electrophysiology testing to find and assess arrhythmias, radiofrequency catheter ablation, and device implantation (pacemakers, defibrillators, and more).

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Cardiac Surgeon

Cardiac surgeons are cardiologists trained to perform operative procedures on the heart and great vessels. Cardiac surgeons repair or replace heart valves, widen clogged arteries, repair aortic aneurysms, and perform heart bypass surgery and heart transplants.

Cardiac Surgery Team

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Specialized cardiovascular programs and services

Explore the physician panels that are part of our 20+ specialized, multidisciplinary care programs which are organized around specific conditions.

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