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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Russell Ciafone is Good. Dr. Ciafone has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Russell Ciafone, FACC, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Fainting (Syncope)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Ciafone graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2012 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Connecticut™ (2009)


Dr. Ciafone has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Hartford Hospital 
  • St Francis Hospital & Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Russell Anthony Ciafone FACC and MD is a male Internist, has 39 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Russell A. Ciafone practice?
Dr. Russell Ciafone has 4 office locations.
Dr. Russell Ciafone practices Cardiovascular Disease near Hartford, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Simsbury, CT.
See Hartford Cardiologists.