Russell S. Ronson, MD

Russell S. Ronson, MD


BBH Specialty Care Network Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Brookwood
2018 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
POB 215
Birmingham, AL 35209

Phone: (205) 877-2627
Fax: (205) 802-6590

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.5 out of 5
57 Ratings


Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon


  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery

Education and Training:

  • Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
  • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Surgical Fellowship: Carlyle Fraser Heart Center
  • Cardiothoracic Surgical Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Surgical Fellowship: University of Virginia

Areas of Interest:

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Lung Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hernias of the Diaphragm
  • AorticAneurysms
  • Disorders of the Thymus Gland
  • Chest Tumors
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Effusions

Meet Russ Ronson

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Mar 25, 2019
#8. Only sees patient, by physician referral.
Mar 11, 2019
*Dr. Ronson is exceptional.
Dec 28, 2018
When going into see the doctor I had already prepared to have a second opinion. I am very picky about Doctors and how they treat me. I was very please and felt like my heart was in good hands. I canceled my second opinion as he was straight forward, easy to understand, positive and kind. Thanks
Nov 11, 2018
*Dr. Ronson and his team (all) especially nurses SAVED MY LIFE. I can't find the words!
Sep 30, 2018
Very concerned, listen and responded very well.
Sep 10, 2018
Very good.
Sep 10, 2018
Saw PA only.
Sep 10, 2018
Would have liked more post surgical contact for questions.