Dr. Mark Thompson is a cardiologist practicing in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Thompson specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Thompson also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Univ of Pittsburgh Sch of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 1965
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Univ Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
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