Who treats atrial fibrillation?

Many different doctors, including a primary care physician, cardiologist, and electrophysiologist may be involved in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.


Primary Care Physician

  • Practices general medicine, perform check-ups, and provide routine medical care,
  • Are often the first point of contact for many patients and may be involved the diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation.




  • Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the cardiovascular system.
  • Often refer patients to electrophysiologists and are often involved in management of Atrial Fibrillation

Electrophysiologist (EP)

  • A cardiologist with extensive training in heart arrhythmias.
  • Specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of heart arrhythmias, including Atrial Fibrillation and are the recommended cardiologist to perform a catheter ablation procedure.



THERMOCOOL® Catheters are approved for drug refractory recurrent symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, when used with CARTO® 3 Systems (excluding NAVISTAR® RMT THERMOCOOL®Catheter).

Caution: US law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. Important information: Prior to use, refer to the instructions for use supplied with this device for indications, contraindications, side effects, warnings and precautions.

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