Russell Russo, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, New Orleans, LA, East Jefferson General Hospital

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Orthopaedic Surgery New Orleans, LA

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma

Chief of Surgery LCMC - New Orleans East Hospital Director of Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery

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Summary

  • Dr. Russo's mission is to bring the same level of care given to professional athletes and the astronaut corps back home to our young and aging athletes here in South Louisiana
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Education & Training

  • Methodist HospitalFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • Medical Center of Louisiana - University HospitalResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2009 - 2014
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New OrleansClass of 2009
  • Louisiana State University Honors CollegeBachelors, Biological Sciences

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2014 - 2015
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Resident Paper of the Year Louisiana Orthopedic Association, 2012-2014
  • Intern of the Year Nominee LSU Interim Public Hospital, 2010
  • AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) Medical Honor Society 2008

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Smoking Synthetic Marijuana Leads to Self-Mutilation Requiring Bilateral Amputations  
    Meijer K, Russo R, Adhvaryu D, Orthopedic, 1/1/2014
  • Post-Operative Hypertension after Total Knee Arthroplasty and the Effects on Transfusion Rates  
    Russo, R, Duarte, R, Thompson, H, Beakley, B, Mishra, M, Dasa, V, PLoSONE, 12/1/2012
  • Bath Salts Lead to Forequarter Amputation  
    Russo, R et al, ORTHOPEDICS (The Blue Journal)

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • "Gunshot Violence and Orthopedics"
    Russell R. Russo, MD, Louisiana Orthopedic Association-Resident Paper Competition, 1/1/2014
  • "Floating Femur Procedure"
    Russell R. Russo, MD, Louisiana Orthopedic Association-Resident Paper Competition, 1/1/2013
  • "Bath Salts Injection leading to Necrotizing Fasciitis"
    Russell R. Russo, MD, Louisiana Orthopedic Association-Resident Paper Competition, 1/1/2012
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Other

  • Interviewed and quoted in cover story "Synthetic cannabinoid use becomes more prevalent in the United States" 
    Russell R. Russo, MD, Orthopedics Today
    http://www.healio.com/orthopedics/trauma/news/online/%7Bb031a317-6117-4295-b528-08bcdf6c5026%7D/synthetic-cannabinoid-use-becomes-more-prevalent-in-the-united-states
    4/1/2014
  • "Current research on synthetic drugs and necrotizing fasciitis" featured in Season 1, Episode 2 entitled "The Synthetic Drug Culture" 
    Russell R. Russo, MD, "America: Undercover", National Geographic
    6/1/2013
  • "Live interview based on the ORTHOPEDICS TODAY cover story 'Early Diagnosis of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections' and how it applies to the public and local physicians" 
    Russell R. Russo, MD, Fox News8
    9/20/2012
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Press Mentions

  • Gunshot Wound Patients Cost New Orleans Hospital More Than $40 Million, TV Station Reports
    Gunshot Wound Patients Cost New Orleans Hospital More Than $40 Million, TV Station ReportsJanuary 8th, 2016

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