Dr. Robert Vassallo MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Robert Vassallo is a pulmonologist in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. He received his medical degree from University of Malta School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 46 doctors at Mayo Clinic who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

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Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995–1998

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1998–2001

University of Malta School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cellular and humoral immunity in arthritis are profoundly influenced by interaction between cigarette smoke effects and host HLA-DR and DQ genes.
Vassallo, R.,Luckey, D.,Behrens, M.,Madden, B.,Luthra, H.,David, C.,Taneja, V.

Incidence and mortality of obstructive lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis: A population-based study.
Nannini, C.,Medina-Velasquez, Y. F.,Achenbach, S. J.,Crowson, C. S.,Ryu, J. H.,Vassallo, R.,Gabriel, S. E.,Matteson, E. L.,Bongartz, T.

Diffuse lung diseases in cigarette smokers.
Vassallo, R.

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