Dr. Shah M. Zaman is a cardiologist who deals with diseases of the heart. After medical school, to become a cardiologist a physician must finish three years (at least) of Internal Medicine - so all cardiologists are board certified in Internal Medicine and are therefore “Internists”. After completing his training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Zaman moved to a part of his training called “fellowship” and he become a “Fellow” or “Cardiology Fellow” in the training program to which he had been accepted. After being s Fellow for between three and six years he then took the “Boards” or “Cardiology Boards” or the “Cardiology Board Exams”. After passing the “Boards” Dr. Zaman become “Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease” or more commonly, “Board Certified in Cardiology”.
Dr. Zaman evaluates and treat diseases of the cardiovascular system. Including:
- Hypertention - High blood pressure
- Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) or Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) - which is where arteries outside of the heart become blocked
- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) - blockage of the arteries of the heart
- Arrhythmia - slow or fast heartbeats
- Valvular Heart disease - problems with the valves of the heart - either they are blocked or they leak
- Heart Failure - problems with the heart muscle
- Aneurysms - A problem where an artery enlarges and may burst
All of these diseases require very specialized tests and treatments.