Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Ruggiero, Nicholas

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Nicholas J. Ruggiero, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM

Contact Dr. Ruggiero

925 Chestnut Street
Mezzanine Level
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-3718
(215) 503-5650 fax

Medical School

King's College - 1997
Jefferson Medical College - 2001


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Interventional Coronary and Structural Cardiology

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards & Honors

SCAI Gregory Braden Interventional Cardiology Fellow of the Year Recipient, 2010


Coronary artery intervention; peripheral vascular intervention; vascular medicine; structural heart disease; structural heart disease intervention


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Unrecognized coronary vasospasm in patients referred for percutaneous coronary intervention: Intracoronary nitroglycerin, the forgotten stepchild of cardiovascular guidelines
  2. Ventricular Perforation During Open Surgical Balloon Expandable Mitral Valve Replacement: A Case Report
  3. Non-Invasive Intra-cardiac Pressure Measurements Using Subharmonic-Aided Pressure Estimation: Proof of Concept in Humans
  4. Automated and Manual Measurements of the Aortic Annulus with ECG-Gated Cardiac CT Angiography Prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparison with 3D-Transesophageal Echocardiography
  5. Importance of adjunct delivery techniques to optimize deployment success of distal protection filters during vein graft intervention
  6. PFO and cryptogenic stroke: Do we finally have closure?
  7. An update on management of the patient presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
  8. Frequency of use of statins and aspirin in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting
  9. Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock: An Algorithm-Based Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program Can Improve Clinical Outcomes
  10. A call to arms: Radial artery access for percutaneous coronary intervention
  11. Carotid artery stenting for recurrent carotid artery restenosis after previous ipsilateral carotid artery endarterectomy or stenting: A report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
  12. Renal denervation revisited: Complexity following symplicity
  13. "very" very late stent thrombosis: Acute myocardial infarction from drug-eluting stent thrombosis more than 5 years after implantation
  14. Outcomes of carotid endarterectomy in the elderly: Report from the national cardiovascular data registry
  15. Saphenous vein graft disease: Review of pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment
  16. Revascularization in renal artery stenosis
  17. Carotid and vertebral intervention
  18. Endovascular management of acute limb ischemia
  19. Modern antiplatelet agents in coronary artery disease.
  20. Carotid stent fracture and restenosis management