Dr. Knopf, a cardiologist in Atlanta, is trained to provide complete treatment for the heart and cardiovascular system. Dr. Knopf may see patients for indicators of disease like breathlessness, dizziness or chest pains, among others. Heart ailments which can be identified and treated by a cardiologist can include heart failure, heart aneurysms, coronary artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, arrhythmia, angina and congenital heart defects, to name a few.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Knopf specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Knopf can also refer patients to specialists when medically needed. As an example, patients with severe allergies could be referred to an allergist for added diagnostic tests or treatment options.