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Robert Russo, MD

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Dr. Robert Russo, MD


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  • Cardiovascular Disease


Robert Russo, MD, has been a member of the Division of Cardiovascular Disease at Scripps Clinic for more than 20 years. During his tenure he has held numerous leadership roles including Director of the Intravascular Imaging and Cardiac MRI Programs.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1995

Medical Education

  • University of California at Irvine School of Medicine, MD, PhD, 1986


  • Scripps Clinic, Internal Medicine, 1989


  • Scripps Clinic, Cardiovascular Disease, 1992
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