The causes of fainting are varied. So too are the medical specialists who might need to diagnose your fainting spells. Your doctor or GP may refer you to a specialist for more evaluation. These doctors will communicate with your primary care doctor in helping to determine the cause of your unexplained fainting.
Be prepared to discuss the specifics of your fainting spells with your doctor and any specialists with whom you meet. Specialists you might see include:
It’s important to talk to members of your healthcare team about the tests and procedures they recommend. Discuss any concerns you have and ask questions if you don’t fully understand something.
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.