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Dr. Nicholas Ruocco, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Ruocco

Associates in Internal Medicine

825 Washington St Ste 320 Norwood, MA 02062

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(781) 762-4838


Dr. Nicholas Ruocco, MD is a cardiology specialist in Norwood, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1980 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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Dr. Ruocco accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ruocco's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruocco treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ruocco treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruocco treats Vascular Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ruocco treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruocco treats Heart Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Ruocco treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Ruocco's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Dr. Ruocco's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruocco

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Ruocco was caring, informative, and honest in all my time under his care. It mattered deeply to me that he affirmed to me that having performed over 4,000 stentings at the time, that my sharp 95% blockage in my circumflex artery appeared very old and in his opinion would have been effecting me by age 10. He took the time to show me during the procedure the shape of the blockage and the character of the sloppy, wavy, uneven 3 inches of artery leading to it. He mentioned that that piece of artery had expanded like a balloon for a long long time and strengthened his opinion of the age of the blockage. He also, reaffirmed to me that he fully believed what he told me despite his boss railroading an answer from me from a questionnaire that asked have you ever done cocaine,? I answered maybe at a party one time it may have been passed to me. His boss then listed the cause of my blockage as a history of cocaine abuse. Well, thank God that Dr Ruocco's morals and ethics gave me the trut
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This guy keeps you waiting forever, then he acts like you're luck to see him at all. Very bad.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Ruocco, MD is a cardiology specialist in Norwood, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1980 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1999
St Elizabeth Mc
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Rhode Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Rhode Island Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Massachusetts Medical School
Medical School
1999
1986
1983
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Norwood Hospital

Norwood, MA