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Russell Stapleton, MD


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Russell Stapleton, MD Office and Other Patient Information

Primary Office

Office 1: Baptist Heart Specialists

1348 South 18th Street , Building B, Suite 200
, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034


Russell Stapleton, MD Biography and Info

As an active duty internist in the United States Air Force, Dr. Stapleton found his passion in cardiology and the ultimate reward of saving a life. Having now performed thousands of coronary interventions, Dr. Stapleton is still rewarded by each patient who he is able to positively impact. His areas of expertise include:

  • NEW: Online doctor visits
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • General Cardiology
  • Peripheral Intervention
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Echocardiography

About Me

My goal is to provide each patient with quality care, individual attention and to empower my patients to make informed decisions and take charge of their own health. Each person is different with a unique story and individual needs. I partner with my patients to educate and inform them so that ultimately they feel in charge of their own health and can positively affect their own outcome.


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine


  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)


  • English

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
  • Baptist Medical Center Nassau

Legal Practice Name

  • Baptist Cardiology Inc

Russell Stapleton, MD Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science - University

    Clemson University - Clemson , SC

    1979 – 1983

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston , SC

    1983 – 1987

  • Internship

    Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston , SC

    1987 – 1988

  • Residency

    Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston , SC

    1988 – 1990

  • Fellowship

    Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston , SC

    1993 – 1996

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