About Dr. Russo
Dr. Russo is one the few heart doctors in the U.S. skilled at open, minimally-invasive, and catheter-based cardiac therapies. He is one of the most experienced transcatheter valve surgeons (including TAVR and Mitraclip) in the U.S. and has participated in more than 500 successful organ transplants.
His experience and uniquely broad skillset provides singular insights into specialized treatments for heart disease, particularly for complex and/or high risk patients. This includes patients who have been told that there is no therapy that can provide them benefit.
2nd Opinion Program
When diagnosed with a serious cardiovascular health issue, it is important to be sure you fully understand your condition and all available treatment options. Getting a second opinion can provide peace of mind and confidence that you have been diagnosed appropriately and understand of all your treatment options.
With a second opinion, individuals will benefit from a face-to-face meeting with a cardiovascular specialist to discuss the prescribed treatment method and learn about potential alternatives offered at RWJUH. To speed up the appointment process, please gather the following information:
We recognize that your primary physicians play a vital role in your decision making process. At your request, our physicians will make it a priority to promptly communicate their findings and treatment recommendations to your primary doctor. We appreciate the opportunity to collaborate with you in your care.
Call us at 732-253-7231 to request an appointment.
Please provide as much information as you can about your diagnosis, previous diagnostic testing, and treatment. You will be scheduled with the specialist who can best address your condition.
125 Paterson St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901