Corey Ziff, MD FACC
Corey Ziff, MD FACC is a specialist in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. Internal Medicine is a 3 year post medical school training period where the physician learns to care for a wide variety of medical problems. To be board certified in this specialty he or she must complete the training period and pass an exam (oral and written).
Cardiovascular Diseases are diseases involving the heart and the circulation. To become board certified in this sub-specialty the doctor must first be board certified in Internal Medicine and then complete 2 to 4 years of training in Cardiovascular Diseases. After the training period he must practice Cardiology for 2 years and then pass a 2 day written examination.
The last step is to submit several recommendations from his fellow Cardiologists. If the recommendations are accepted he/she can then call himself (FACC) a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.