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Dr. Salvatore Tirrito, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Tirrito

Dr. Salvatore Tirrito, MD is a cardiology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1998 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.


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(520) 321-4800

Dr. Tirrito accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Guardian
Health Net
Humana
Tucson HMOx
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MetLife
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Tirrito's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tirrito treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tirrito treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Tirrito 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
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tirrito treats Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Tirrito treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angina
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Unstable Angina

Dr. Tirrito's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

About Me

I strongly feel that in order for us to really have a positive impact on our health that we need to take a more integrative approach to medicine and I am passionate about empowering people to break the cycle of chronic disease through appropriat...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2017
Eller School Of Business-University Of Arizona Mba
2013
School Of Integrative Medicine-University Of Arizona
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Emory University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2000
Emory University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1998
Emory University
Medical School
1993
Fulbright
1992
University Of Scranton
Undergraduate School
2017
2013
2005
2002
2000
1998
1993
1992

Awards

Dr. Tirrito's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tirrito

4.1

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
71.05263157894737%
(27)
4 Stars
2.6315789473684212%
(1)
3 Stars
2.6315789473684212%
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2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(4)
1 Star
13.157894736842104%
(5)

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Very on time, courteous, honest and always gives the best car! Dr. Tirrito is always very on time! Highly recommended
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I left my prior cardiologist, Dr. Tirrito knows my condition thoroughly and treats me like a person. He understands my lifestyle and gives realistic advice. Dr. Tirrito makes sure I get in when I need to see him and even calls me back when I phone him.
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I had an appointment with another Dr, when I got there my appointment was under another name, since I had driven 70 miles they said Dr Torrito could see me. I saw him, he asked several questions, it was just a yearly visit nothing wrong with me, it took probaby 15 minutes and I got a bill for $200.00, he didn't care about me as a new patient. Because the doctor I usually see past away, at this point I don't know if I will stay or see a new cardiologist.
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I was able to get an appointment the same day I called. The wait time in the office was very short. Everyone I interacted with was friendly. Dr. Tirrito treated me like an intelligent person, listened to my concerns, and answered all my questions.
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I especially like Dr. Salvatore Tirrito-he is conservative, practical and a realist. I have recommended him to all my family and friends.
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I'm impressed by this young man. He's clearly very intelligent and generates confidence in his skills. He's oriented to taking personal responsibility and being active in taking care of oneself and that certainly appeals to me. Look at his credentials. He didn't do what he's done with less than a sharp mind and hard work. I believe he's an overachiever and that's ok with me for a doctor.
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Dr. Tirrito and his staff came across to me as very knowledgeable and involved. Before I left his care he made sure I had a clear understanding of my diagnosis, what is was and what it was not. He recommended lifestyle and behavior changes that eliminated the need for medicine and ultimately eliminated the problem altogether. He came across as warm, energetic, knowledgeable and patient.
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Great Provider, Takes time to listen, great office, flex able with locations and time! Super happy!
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I have been seeing Dr. Tirrito for years and I have several family members that see him as well. My family and I are blessed to have such a wonderful cardiologist! Dr. Tirrito is thorough and knowledgeable.
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I like the fact that Dr. Tirrito had his staff call me and check-in to see how I was feel the day after he seen me in his office. It was comforting to know he truly cares.
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I would recommend Dr. Tirrito and his NP Strout to my friends and family! They took care of me while I was in the hospital. I was pleased with the service they provided.
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Dr. Tirrito helped my husband get his life back ! Dr.T gave us the tools and knowledge we needed to start living a healthy life and his total honesty opened my eyes.
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Dr. Tirrito is great ! I love that he doesn't push Med's and he promotes healthy life style first !
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I like that Dr. Tirrito was up front and honest. He gave me all my options, explained each one and let me make the choice of what route I wanted to go with my health. I felt like I had some say in what's going on with my care. I felt like a person and not just a number.
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I was very impressed with Dr. Tirrito and his staff. I also really liked the fact that Dr. Tirrito has multiple locations. Pima Heart is a wonderful place !
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Dr. Tirrito has guided me through some of the scariest times of my life. I will always be grateful for his comfort, understanding and most important the care he provided me with.
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Dr. Tirrito and his NP David Strout took great care of my father while he was in the hospital at TMC. They made us feel like family. Also is was easy getting into the office to follow up with Dr. Tirrito, the staff was super helpful.
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Great Physician! Truly a top cardiologist. Dr. Tirrito knows what he's doing and he does it well. Very Thorough and take time to answer your questions. Dr. Tirrito is not a physician to push medications if you want to go about it through exercising and keeping a good diet Dr. Tirrito is the first to want to try that route! Very warming and great bedside matter!
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Dr. Tirrito has always been wonderful. His staff was great. He is very personable and speaks to me as a person not "just another number" He and his staff were thorough explaining what test were going to be ordered. I recommended Dr. Tirrito to my friends and family and they all say the same. I'm very fond of Pima Heart.
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My experience with Dr. Tirrito was not a good one. He acted like I was a pain in his side. He didn't really act like he was listing to me. He was in a hurry to leave for the day. The things that I did tell him he acted like it was no big deal, when my regular Dr. and the TMC emergency room Dr. wanted me to get a stress test and a ECO test done, Dr Tirrito just acted like it was no emergency. Maybe it isn't but he sure didn't need to act the way he did!!!!! so I want be using him or Pima Heart!
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