Dr. Scott Ruffo, MD

Dr. Scott Ruffo, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Scott Ruffo, MD is a cardiology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

493 Essex St

Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 95% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Bellevue Hospital Nyu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Nyu Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Scott Ruffo, MD
No bedside manners and nasty attitude on the phone. Too bothered to answer any questions you might have. There is plenty of cardiologists, please do not choose him!!!
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Esi Lleshi in Hackensack – Sep 04, 2018
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The staff in Dr. Ruffo's office is very unprofessional and disorganized. Doctor does not return phone calls and does not seem to care about providing prompt treatment.
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Hackensack, NJ – Aug 08, 2017
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Dr.Ruffo is a highly talented skilled caring cardiologist and has gone above and beyond in prolonging and improving my loved ones Congestive Heart Failure .He is an exceptional cardiologist highly intelligence and is a master of his skills and makes the time to address any concerns or questions you...Read More
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Nanci Xhera in Lodi – Apr 21, 2017
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I, have wait, 3 weeks for my first visited your staff is very Bad for what I see, I try to make very easy for you, when the week before my appointment, to make you are they take my policy and they say , yes, cancel all my appointments Friday and Saturday,I m a stylist, and I fill up of the...Read More
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Edwin R Trinta in Union, NJ – Apr 12, 2016
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