Dr. Russell Ching, MD

Dr. Russell Ching, MD

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Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Russell Ching, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery and cardiology.

Russell E. Ching MD

2340 Clay St Ste 537

San Francisco, CA 94115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Ching's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ching treats Chest Pain more than 95% of his peers

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

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ching treats Heart Palpitations more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ching treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ching treats Heart Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ching treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ching's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Cancer
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 Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Russell Ching, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery and cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1984
    Pacific Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1984
  • 1982
    La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    La Co Usc Md Center
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1979

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Dr. Ching's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ching

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Ching has been my trusted cardiologist in Pasadena for over 20 years. I never would have changed physicians but for his move to San Francisco. Dr. Ching is a brilliant clinician, listens carefully to concerns, takes time to answer questions, and responds to messages promptly. His advanced...Read More
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I've been a patient of Dr.Ching for many years. He is a trust worthy doctor and expert in his field. If you have to place our life in someone's hands, he's your cardiologist hands down!
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He performed my stent placement when I had a heart attack, from which I have essentially fully recovered. Smart, competent, great to work with.
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Dr. Russell Ching has been cardiologist for several years. He is the best! I have been dissatisfied with four previous cardiologists, until I found Dr. Ching. He is easy to talk to, he listens and responds appropriately. He is very smart and experienced. His advice is always right on the money. He...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA