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Robert Russo, MD, PhD

Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
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(858) 784-9975


M.D., University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine 1986
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine 1986

Professional Experience

2014-2017 Professor Adjunct, Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM), The Scripps Research Institute
1992-2014 Director, Intravascular Imaging/Cardiac MRI (Scripps Clinic); Clinical Trials Specialist (TSRI), Scripps Clinic, Scripps Health

Selected References

All Publications

Indik, J. H., Gimbel, J. R., Abe, H., Alkmim-Teixeira, R., Birgersdotter-Green, U., Clarke, G. D., Dickfeld, T. M. L., Froelich, J. W., Grant, J., Hayes, D. L., Heidbuchel, H., Idriss, S. F., et al. 2017 HRS expert consensus statement on magnetic resonance imaging and radiation exposure in patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices. (2017). Heart Rhythm, 14(7), E97-E153.

Russo, R. J., Costa, H. S., Silva, P. D., Anderson, J. L., Arshad, A., Biederman, R. W. W., Boyle, N. G., Frabizzio, J. V., Birgersdotter-Green, U., Higgins, S. L., Lampert, R., Machado, C. E., et al. Assessing the risks associated with MRI in patients with a pacemaker or defibrillator. (2017). New England Journal of Medicine, 376(8), 755-764.

Russo, R. J., Silva, P. D. & Yeager, M. Coronary artery overexpansion increases neointimal hyperplasia after stent placement in a porcine model. (2007). Heart, 93(12), 1609-1615. PMCID: PMC2095733.