Who are the Heart Doctors? Anatomy Heart Information Diagnosing Heart Disease Heart Conditions Heart Medications How Healthy is Your Heart? Managing Heart Disease The Heart Valve Center Treatment of Heart Disease Who are the Heart Doctors? Publications Different kinds of physicians and medical professionals specialize in the cardiovascular system. Some consult directly with patients; others work behind the scenes. The varied roles are explained in the topics below. What is a Cardiologist? What is a Cardiovascular Surgeon? What is a Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist? What is a Cardiovascular Pathologist? What is a Perfusionist? What is a Researcher?