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Robert W. Ruess MD

Robert W. Ruess MD

Robert W. Ruess M.D. was the first physician in the Las Vegas/Clark County area to be certified by the American Board of Phlebology [the medical specialty of Vein Care and Treatment]. He has been a Board Certified Cardiovascular, Thoracic Surgeon since 1982. He has had a Vascular Surgery Fellowship as well as an Intensive Care Medicine Fellowship. He has been Board Certified in General Surgery as well and has been active in the treatment of both arteries and veins for over 30 years.

Atherosclerosis: How to Avoid it!

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Medical Advice on September 09, 2015

Last week we discussed how atherosclerosis results in organ damage or death. This is something we all want to avoid. Unfortunately, the medical profession is guilty of putting forth inaccurate information regarding our diet. One evidence that this has been done is the fact that heart disease, secondary to atherosclerosis, is still the number one killer in the US, just as it was when I was[...]

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