2nd April 2013, 03:01 AM
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How to become a cardiologist? I am a 2nd PU student

Hi... I'm a second pu student & I've just finished my exams...... my ambition is to become a cardiologist ao please help me out in choosing the apt course in the field of medical science.
Also please brief me about the course n list a few good colleges across bangalore for the same......
It would be of great help to me if you advise me...
Looking forward to your reply....
Thank you...

7th November 2018, 10:41 AM
sagarika 199193
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Default Re: How to become a cardiologist? I am a 2nd PU student

After 12th class with PCB group, You should complete the 5.5 years MBBS course including 1 year compulsory internship. On completion of your MBBS, You should pursue the course M.D. (Cardiology) to become a Cardiologist. After that, you can also pursue higher studies D.M.(Cardiology).

Cardiology Colleges In Bangalore
- Indian College of Cardiology
- Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research
- Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences
- Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
- M.S. Ramaiah Medical College
- St. John's Medical College
- Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
- Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital
- Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Health Sciences

Career Prospects
As a cardiologist, You can find the employment in Cardiac Hospitals or Cardiac Rehabilitation Centers. You can also get recruited in Government Health Sectors and Defense Services. After getting experience, you can also start your private practice. If you are interested in teaching profession, then you can become a lecturer in medical colleges.

Required Abilities For Cardiologist
- Strong Background In Medicine and Science
- Able to Survive Pressure of Long Hours Medical Education and Practice
- Patience
- Discipline
- Self-Motivation
- Self-Confidence
- Expert on Diet and Exercise
- Decision Power In Life Threatening Situation

Do you have any question? or have anything to say?

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