Dr. Joseph M. Ruggio, MD

Dr. Joseph M. Ruggio, MD

Cardiology | Male | 62 years old

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Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group has an unfailing commitment to the highest quality of care combined with the expertise of the finest cardiovascular specialists in the country has brought PCA wide recognition and distinction. We are proud of our record of accomplishment and take great pride in our consistently excellent patient outcomes and satisfied, grateful patients. Our holistic, evidence-based approach focuses on the "whole person" from pediatric through geriatric ages.Read more

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Saved my life with an angioplasty and stents. Has provided understanding but firm guidance over the past 11 years. Is very open in explaining ongoing deterioration, its risks and treatments available
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Dr. Ruggio's Care Philosophy

Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group has an unfailing commitment to the highest quality of care combined with the expertise of the finest cardiovascular specialists in the country has brought PCA wide recognition and distinction. We are proud of our record of accomplishment and take great pride in our consistently excellent patient outcomes and satisfied, grateful patients. Our holistic, evidence-based approach focuses on the "whole person" from pediatric through geriatric ages.

Dr. Ruggio's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • Superior Myocardial Protection by Normothermic Aerobic Arrest Over Ischemic Arrest for High Risk Patients
    • Model Studies of Nitrogen Spin- Spin Coupling Constants, 1977
    • New Therapy Focus; Ethmozine, 1984
    • How B-Blockade Benefits Myocardial INfarction Survivors, 1983
    • Matching the Intensity or Risk Factor Management with the Hazard for Coronary Disease Events, 1995
    • Specialty Care at the Crossroads Electrophysiology Practice in the Managed Care Era, 1996
    • Review Article Bacterial Endocarditis, 1991
    • Cardiac Operation Without Hypothermia for the Patient with Cold Agglutinin Disease, 1993
    • Superior Myocardial Protection by Normothermic Aerobic Arrest Over Ischemic Arrest for HIgh Risk Patients, 1992
    • A Reappraisal of Treatment for Right Ventricular Infarction. A Clinical Experience, 1983
    • Clinical Hemodynamic and On-invasive Findings of Acute Right Ventricular Infarction, 1985
    • Case Report: The Case of the Errant Earring, 1991
    • Use of Beta Adrenergic Blocking Agents After Myocardial Infarction, 1985
    • Operations Manual for OR TEP II - A Fortran Thermal Ellipsoid Molecular Plotting Program, 1976
    • A Theoretical Study of the Dodecathedrane Molecule, 1975
    • Unstable Angina and Non-Q-Wave Myocardial Infarction, 1990

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  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Myocarditis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Queens College, C.U.N.Y.

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

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