Dr. Kiernan is a cardiologist in Boston, trained to provide comprehensive care for the heart and cardiovascular system in patients. Dr. Kiernan may see patients for symptoms like shortness of breath, chest pains or dizziness, among others. Heart conditions that may be diagnosed and treated by a cardiologist may include rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart aneurysms, anginas and arrhythmias, among others.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Kiernan specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. Dr. Kiernan can also refer patients to specialists when medically necessary. For example, patients with severe heart problems may be referred to a cardiologist for additional diagnostic tests or treatments.