Dr. Ryan D. Christofferson Sr., MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 42

125 E Broad St Ste 305
Elyria, OH 44035
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Firelands Regional Medical Center
1111 Hayes Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Mercy Regional Medical Center
3700 Kolbe Road
Lorain, OH 44053

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North Ohio Heart Center
Elyria
125 E Broad St Ste 305
Elyria, OH 44035
North Ohio Heart Center
Lorain
3600 Kolbe Rd Ste 127
Lorain, OH 44053
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    Dr. Christofferson Sr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Angioplasty
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • PFO Repair
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thrombolysis
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
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    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Structural Heart Disease
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    University of Washington, Seattle
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    University of Washington, Seattle
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 2009

    Undergraduate Schools

    Brigham Young University
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Christofferson Sr. & Staff

    • English
    • Romanian
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    Dr. Christofferson Sr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Firelands Regional Medical Center

    • St. John Medical Center

    • Mercy Regional Medical Center

    • University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Christofferson Sr.

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    national average
    Experience with Dr. Christofferson Sr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Office Locations

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    North Ohio Heart Center
    Elyria
    125 E Broad St Ste 305
    Elyria, OH 44035
    (440) 414-9100 (Office)
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    North Ohio Heart Center
    Lorain
    3600 Kolbe Rd Ste 127
    Lorain, OH 44053
    (440) 414-9200 (Office)
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