Dr. Robert Ruffner, MD

Cardiology  |  
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Age 62
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Dr. Robert Ruffner, MD
Dr. Robert Ruffner, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Ruffner is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, Excela Health - Excela Westmoreland Hospital, Grove City Medical Center, Uniontown Hospital, UPMC Passavant - McCandless and UPMC McKeesport.

Pittsburgh Office

5200 Centre Ave Ste 703

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Contact Information

(412) 687-8300

Dr. Robert Ruffner, MD

Dr. Robert Ruffner, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 6 More

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Dr. Ruffner's Experience

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Dr. Ruffner'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 Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • U Hlth Ctr Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Hlth Ctr Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • U Hlth Ctr Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruffner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruffner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruffner to family and friends
4.6
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Ruffner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Ruffner accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Ruffner has admitting privileges

UPMC McKeesport
1500 5th Ave
McKeesport, PA 15132
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Excela Health - Excela Westmoreland Hospital
532 W Pittsburgh St
Greensburg, PA 15601
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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Grove City Medical Center
631 N Broad Street Ext
Grove City, PA 16127
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Uniontown Hospital
500 W Berkeley St
Uniontown, PA 15401
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