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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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Learn About Our Cardiology Program

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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Learn About Our Vascular Surgery and Medicine Program

Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

A diagnosis of advanced heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure or CHF, indicates heart disease that has progressed to a point where traditional therapies and symptom management are no longer working. Advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologists are specially trained to manage the needs of patients with CHF and are board-certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.

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Learn About Our Heart Failure and Advanced Therapies Program

Arrhythmia Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist

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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Learn About Our Afib/Heart Rhythm Disorders Program

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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Structural Heart Specialist

Interventional Cardiologist

Interventional cardiologists are specially trained to perform minimally invasive procedures that rely on catheters and small incisions instead of traditional surgery. These procedures include balloon angioplasty to open blocked arteries, balloon valvuloplasty to widen a stiff or narrowed heart valve, coronary stent implantation to hold open previously blocked arteries, and cardiac catheterization.

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Learn About Our Interventional Cardiology Program

Dr. Flanagan
Sports Cardiologist

Our sports cardiologist, Dr. Casey Flanagan, evaluates, diagnoses and treats young, master, recreational or professional athletes, including risk assessments and guidance for safe return to exercise or sports following a cardiac event.

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Genetic Cardiologists

Genetic cardiologists specialize in caring for adult and pediatric cardiovascular patients and their families with inherited genetic diseases and genomic diseases.

Meet the Cardiovascular Genetics Team
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Cardio-oncologists specialize in the care of patients also undergoing treatment for cancer who are at a heightened risk for heart conditions such as cardiomyopathy or heart failure during and after cancer treatment.

Meet the Cardio-Oncology Team