Dr. Stuart Russell, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 57

Dr. Stuart Russell, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Raleigh, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities Duke University Hospital and WakeMed Raleigh Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Russell to book an appointment.

Dr. Russell

Wakemed H. & V Advanced Heart Failure

3000 New Bern Ave Ste 1200 Raleigh, NC 27610
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Russell is affiliated with Duke University Hospital Durham, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Russell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiomyopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russell treats Cardiomyopathy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Russell treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
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Congestive Heart Failure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russell treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Russell treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russell treats Heart Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Russell treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Russell's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(919) 350-2243

Dr. Russell accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Russell's Reviews

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5.0

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COMMUNICATION WITH DR. RUSSELL, IS ESSENTIAL FOR GOOD HEALTH CARE. HAVING A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH EACH OTHER ALSO PROVIDES THE PATIENT SOLID TRUST AND HEARS THE PATIENT CONCERNS
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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CARY – Jan 29, 2019
Dr. Russell is very thorough as well as personable and interested. I would highly recommend him. I am very confident that he is one of the best!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sharon Soward in Raleigh, NC – Jun 10, 2018
He is absolutely awesome. Extremely knowledgeable, great communication with patient, nice availability through medical chart email. His medical approach and treatment is over the top. Has resulted great for me, and I have so much respect for him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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4 people found this helpful
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Feb 11, 2017
Amazing Doctor with great bedside manner. He will explain things in a way that you understand. You can read many wonderful things about him on the internet including that he is one of the top cardiologists in the country. Not one negative thing can I write about this special doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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3 people found this helpful
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John C in Perry Hall, MD – Jun 15, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

My approach to patient care is threefold. First, I want to make sure that the patient and his/her family understands what is going on. Many times that...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Duke University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1994
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Washington
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Stuart Russell, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Stuart Russell, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Russell's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Stuart Russell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Russell frequently treats Cardiomyopathy, Congestive Heart Failure, and Heart Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Russell treats.

Where is Dr. Stuart Russell, MD's office located?

Dr. Russell's office is located at 3000 New Bern Ave Ste 1200, Raleigh, NC 27610. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Stuart Russell, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Russell has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Practice

Wakemed H. & V Advanced Heart Failure3000 New Bern Ave Ste 1200 Raleigh, NC 27610
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Russell is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Duke University Hospital

Durham, NC

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

14 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

WakeMed Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, NC

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)