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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Joseph M. Ruggio, MD

  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Pacific Cardiovascular Assoc.
24022 Calle De La Plata
Suite 500
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

24022 Calle De La Plata
Suite 500
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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(800) 458-9008
(949) 837-8154
Mon 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tue 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Wed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thu 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Cardiology
    • Vascular Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva Univ.
    • Internship
      Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    • Residency
      Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    • Fellowship
      Montefiore Med Ctr - Albert Einstein College - 1985
    Areas of Interest

    Cardiovascular Disease

  • Biography



    Evidence based medicine. Holistic approach has benefits as well

    Helping them to understand their cardiac problem and working together to find a defintive solution. Helping them re-establish control over their problem and returnng back to a fully productive life.

    To make a positive contribution to the well being of others.

    Skiing, Reading

    American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine
    Areas of Expertise
    Invasive/interventional cardiology