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Cardiologist Career

Career in Cardiologist

Cardiologist Career

Cardiologist Career is a clinically based specialty. Which encompasses the diagnosis, assessment and management of patients with Cardiovascular disease. This popular specialty is high profile, exciting & demanding. Careful analytical skills are essential & decisive action can be life saving.

A cardiologists job is to prevent, diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. Which includes the heart & body’s blood vessels. Cardiologists receive referrals from other physicians who would like to receive confirmation. That a patient has cardiovascular condition in Cardiologist Career. The roles & responsibilities of a cardiologist may vary but certain generalities are same. 

Skills / Personality required

  • Extremely detail-oriented.
  • Ability to absorb relative information.
  • Strong basics.
  • Ability to read,understand & organise and prioritize information & clinical data.
  • Interest in effective therapy.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to make quick decisions.
  • Ability to communicate well.
  • Enthusiasm for treating patients.

Salary Packages

  • In the government sector for Cardiologist Career , the salary is as per fixed pay-scales.
  • In the private sector (which accounts for 80 per cent of healthcare in India) in Delhi/NCR.
  • A fresh DM in cardiology can make about Rs 1.5 lakh a month. 
  • The top-most cardiologists’ pay packages range from Rs 1 crore to Rs 2 crore per annum.

Employment Opportunities

  • An estimated 70 million cases will make india the world’s cardiovascular disease capital by 2025.
  • Cardiovascular diseases make up for one-third of all deaths in the country.
  • One might get an idea of the immense demand for a cardiologist in india.

How do I get there?

  • Opt for science (physics, chemistry and biology) at the plus-two level.
  • Do an M B B S program (four and a half year) plus compulsory one-year internship training.
  • Three years as junior resident in internal medicine to qualify as MD (internal medicine).
  • Go for a three-year DM programme or even the DNB in cardiology and you become a cardiologist.

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