Russell Ching



Dr. Russell Ching strives to be an advocate for his patients in the health care system. Endeavoring to bring compassion into a technology-oriented setting, he practices a style of care based on trust.

Ching earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center and a cardiology fellowship at California Pacific Medical Center. He practiced cardiology in Southern California for 30 years before joining the UCSF Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center – Golden Gate Practice in 2013.

Ching has a strong interest in global health care and has participated in medical missions in developing countries. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology.

  • Education

    Chicago School of Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University, 1979

  • Residencies

    LAC-USC Medical Center, 1982

  • Fellowships

    California Pacific Medical Center, 1984

  • Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


Clinics I work with

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center – Golden Gate Practice

1 Daniel Burnham Ct., Suite 260
San Francisco, CA 94109

My reviews


Overall Experience
199 Reviews
I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Ching. He is a very special healthcare provider with the highest level of expertise and the most caring manner. He is an excellent communicator and I am so happy to have him as my cardiologist.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
199 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
199 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
191 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
197 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
198 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
197 Reviews

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