Kelowna Cardiology Associates has 9 medical doctors working at the centre; three are interventional cardiologists and six are general cardiologists. Consults are done at the office on a referral basis only. Referrals must be made by the patient's general practitioner.A cardiologist is a physician with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists work with patients to treat conditions including coronary artery disease, heart attack, atrial fibrillation and irregular heart rhythm. A cardiologist can help you manage risk through nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes. If you've had a cardiac event, a cardiologist will play a role in recovery after surgery, cardiac rehab and heart medications.