Dr. Ruggio is the Founder and President of PCA
Dr. Ruggio earned his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, New York where he graduated AOA. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship in cardiovascular disease also at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His post fellowship in interventional cardiology training continued at several distinguished institutions in the U.S.
Dr. Ruggio is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Ruggio serves on national committees for health care reform, participates on scientific advisory panels, and is a board member or advisor for several organizations that include:
In addition to the above distinctions
He has served as Director of Invasive/Interventional Cardiology for several well-known Southern California Hospitals.
The Stoichiometry of Care
"Assuming the best possible clinical outcome is the desired endpoint, then optimum care is approached when we have defined when and how much of a given intervention needs to be administered, with what frequency, and in which specific setting for which specific patient at the lowest possible cost."