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Sanford interventional cardiologist earns certification
(Bismarck, N.D.)—Richard Howard, MD, interventional cardiologist is now certified by the National Board of Echocardiography in adult transthoracic echocardiography.
Certification in adult transthoracic echocardiography indicates mastery in a physicianís ability to provide transthoracic echocardiography care. To obtain this certification, physicians must have specific training in cardiovascular disease and echocardiography and complete a special competency examination.
Echocardiography is an ultrasound of the heart, and is used to provide information about the heartís size, shape, pumping capacity and location and extent of any tissue damage.
Dr. Howard is also certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. To learn more about Sanford Cardiology, please visit bismarck.sanfordhealth.org/cardiology.
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