A cardiologist is a physician who specializes in finding, treating, and preventing diseases that affect the heart, the arteries, and the veins. They research, diagnose and treat conditions such as blockages, heart injuries, and diseases, and keep their eye on other factors such as high cholesterol, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

 

Atlantic Clinic

Dr Pedro Chincurreta

Dr. Pedro Chincurreta is a Spanish-trained cardiologist.

Languages

English: fluent
Spanish: native

Qualifications and memberships

Medicine and Surgery, University of Malaga. 1994-2000
Doctorate courses in the Department of Pharmacology and Pediatrics of the University of Malaga in the Pharmacology and Therapeutics program. 2001-2003
Master in Cardiology, Miguel Hernández University of Elche. 2010-2011
 Master in Diagnostic Imaging in Cardiology, Universidad Católica San Antonio. 2012-2014
Master in Cardiovascular Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation, Menendez Pelayo International University. 2014-2015
Accreditation by the Health Quality Agency of the Junta de Andalucia (ACSA) with the advanced level in March 2014
Expert in Atrial Fibrillation, Spanish Society of Cardiology in 2014
Expert in Diabetes mellitus 2 and cardiovascular diseases, Menéndez Pelayo International University. 2014- 2015
Accreditation by the Health Quality Agency of the Junta de Andalucia (ACSA) with the expert level in September. 2015
Postgraduate course in family heart disease and congenital heart disease, UIMP.  2017-2019

Areas of special interest:

Prevention and cardiac rehabilitation
Cardiovascular risk factor

Frequently treated conditions

Heart disease (or coronary artery disease)
Heart failure
Heart rhythms (or arrhythmias)
Valve problems
High blood pressure
High cholesterol
Angina (chest pain)
Diseases of the arteries (atherosclerosis, arteritis, atheroma)

 

Training and background

He qualified at the University of Malaga in Medicine & Surgery in 2000 and went on to practice cardiology at Carlos Haya Hospital (Malaga) from 2001 to 2006.