Dr. Anthony Russell, MD

Dr. Anthony Russell, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Anthony Russell, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Elkin, NC. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

525 Samaritans Ridge Ct

Elkin, NC 28621

Contact Information

(336) 835-5330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Russell's Experience

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Dr. Russell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Russell does not have any board certifications listed.

1

Conditions Treated

  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

3 Sanctions
  • Other (6/22/2011)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina
  • Disciplinary action in another state (2/27/2007)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr Anthony Otis Russell; License # 25MA05227500

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Physician has been disciplined in the State of North Carolina for his arrest for three felony charges for possession of steroids and for possession of materials used to make methamphetamine.

    Action Taken:

    The Board has accepted the Physician's Surrender of his license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey.

    State: New Jersey
  • Professional Misconduct (7/5/2006)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr Anthony Otis Russell; License # 35491

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician possessed precursor chemicals for the purpose of manufacturing methamphetamine and he also self-administered steriod injections.

    Action Taken:

    The Physician has Voluntarily Surrendered the license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina.

    January 18, 2007-Consent Order

    The Board has Indefinitely Suspended the Physician's license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina.

    He shall not reapply for reinstatement for at least one year of the date of his Surrender.

    December 11, 2007-Indefinite Suspension Terminated: Probation

    The physician has complied with the requirements of his North Carolina Physicians Health Plan contract and was evaluated at the Farley Institute which assessed that the physician is safe to return to the practice of medicine.

    The three felony charges relating to the purchase of chemicals for the manufacturing of methamphetamines were dismissed and expunged from the physician's record by the Guilford County District Attorney's office.

    The board has issued the physician a temporary license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina to expire on 06-10-2008 and is placed on Probation subject to the following terms and conditions:

    1. The physician shall maintain his contract with the NCPHP and comply by its terms and recommendations.
    2. The physician shall abstain from the use of all mind or mood altering substances including alcohol.
    3. The physician shall submit samples upon request by the board for determination of consumption of prohibited substances.

    May 22, 2008-Temporary License Extended

    The North Carolina Medical Board has extended the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina to expire on 11-30-2008.

    November 20, 2008-Temporary License Extended

    The North Carolina Medical Board has extended the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina to expire on 11-30-2009.

    November 19, 2009-Full & Unrestricted License

    State: North Carolina
1 Board Action
  • Physical or Mental Condition (10/7/2010)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Dr. Anthony Otis Russell; License # MD435939

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has complied with a previous Board order.

    Action Taken-Probation Terminated/License Reinstated

    The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has terminated the physician's probation and has reinstated the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Pennsylvania to an unrestricted status

    State: Pennsylvania

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Russell has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Russell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Russell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russell to family and friends
1.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Russell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    POOR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
Patient Comments (1)
in Gainesville, FL |
Hard to get a hold of, staff doesn't return calls promptly, or at all on occasion. Recently had a discrepancy due to him making a common error, but I was left to talk with only two secretary's about the matter. Still waiting a return call (2 days now). I followed a prescribed plan verbatim as described to me by himself in person, only to realize I ran out ot my dedication because the RX issued differed from that we discussed. On my first visit it took nearly two weeks to get needed prior auth...
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Dr. Russell accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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