Dr. David Ruggieri, MD

Dr. David Ruggieri, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(51)

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Dr. David Ruggieri, MD is a cardiology specialist in Punta Gorda, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Center For Health

1107 W Marion Ave Unit 116

Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ruggieri performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ruggieri's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • St Georges University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruggieri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ruggieri is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ruggieri's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruggieri to family and friends
51 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Ruggieri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I was shocked at how abrasive this doctor was.......he spoke over me when I was trying to explain things about my health, he rudely asked me why I thought certain ways, talking down at me. He was in a rush, told me I had chosen a wrong other doctor to see (regarding another health issue), write all...more
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Dr. Ruggieri is the most rude, abrupt, abrasive, condescending, arrogant and judgmental doctor I've ever met. In my opinion, his practice is all about selling supplements and preforming unnecessary tests.. I consulted with another cardiologist and found out my heart is fine. My husband and 3...more
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His approach is to shock you into undergoing lots of tests by dropping a huge and horrible diagnosis on you out of thin air. True, doctors don't get paid for talking, but this one almost bullies you into having "procedures". If you see him, be sure to get a second opinion before following any of...more
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Excellent Dr. , he is very "to the point" which i appreciate. So, if you want to know whats wrong and how to address it then I would go see him. His office staff are excellent as well.
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Horrible People skills. Not a fan of this doctor at all.
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