Eric J. Schmidt, MD, FACC, a Cardiologist with Atrium Health

Get to know Cardiologist Dr. Eric J. Schmidt, who serves patients in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Schmidt, a renowned cardiologist, is affiliated with Atrium Health, more specifically: Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute – Pineville as well as Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute – Ballantyne, located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

From leading outcomes and breakthrough research to surgical firsts and advanced treatments only found in the region, the top-ranked experts at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute – Pineville and Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute – Ballantyne offer the highest quality care, giving each patient a better chance of achieving the best results.

As for his medical training, Dr. Schmidt graduated with his medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences in 2000. He then went on to complete his residency, chief medical resident year, and his fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Hospital.

In addition to being recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, he holds membership status with several professional organizations, including the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. 

Furthermore, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, which is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who excel and strive to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart, as well as the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess, and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system).

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