Salvatore Tirrito, MD

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Residency in Internal Medicine

Emory University >School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Fellowship in Cardiology

Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, 2002
Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, 2004
Nuclear Cardiology, 2004
Cardiovascular Disease, 2005

Dr. Salvatore Tirrito is a Tucson cardiologist who has dedicated his career to promoting
healthy lifestyles in the community and believes in a more whole body approach to
medicine. He is director of echocardiography and the co-director of vascular ultrasound
at Pima Heart Associates in Tucson, Arizona and director of medical Cardiology and
Tucson Medical Center. He specializes in primary and secondary prevention of heart
disease, advanced cardiovascular imaging and vascular medicine. Dr. Tirrito is board
certified in cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine. He
holds a level III certification in cardiovascular computed tomography and has complete
a fellowship in Integrative Medicine.

Patient Success Stories

  • “We are always taken care of with polite sincere service by Dr. Tirrito and his staff. His skills are appreciated.”

  • “I have recommended Dr. Tirrito many times to others. He is conservative, doesn’t push meds, and is efficient in his use of time when I am with him. As a retired medical educator of physicians, I think Tirrito is a very good teacher and develops good rapport with his patients.”

  • “I’ve been a patient at Pima Heart for 3.5 years. It’s always a pleasant atmosphere on my visits. The staff calls you by name, Dr. Tirrito makes you feel comfortable and never rushes you. He’s always answered any questions I have. He is the best!”

  • “I especially like Dr. Salvatore Tirrito-he is conservative, practical and a realist. I have recommended him to all my family and friends.”

  • “I was able to get an appointment the same day I called. The wait time in the office was very short. Everyone I interacted with was friendly. Dr. Tirrito treated me like an intelligent person, listened to my concerns, and answered all my questions.”

  • “All tens. Dr. Tirrito always has time to listen and talk about my concerns, and he never makes me feel as if he is rushed to finish the appointment. He explains test results in detail and he prescribes and adjusts medications to help me best.”

  • “Keep up the good work. I always feel heard. Dr. Tirrito is excellent. The staff is always friendly and competent. Reception and scheduling are outstanding. The whole experience couldn’t be better. Thanks.”

  • “Dr. Tirrito told my father he would see him again in 5 years! Nice to have consistency. He saw my Dad at St. Joe’s 5 years ago for surgery. My dad is hard of hearing and everyone made an effort to speak to him so he understood. Thank you!”