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Dr. Brian Russell, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Russell

Dr. Brian Russell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(217) 824-3331

Dr. Russell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Russell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russell treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Russell treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russell treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Russell treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Broken Neck
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russell treats Broken Neck more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Russell treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Russell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Russell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
University Kans Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
So Ill University Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1983
Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1984
1983

Awards

Dr. Russell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Russell

4.0

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Russell did not read any of my test results, medical history, or examine me prior to my appointment. he was very friendly but I would have preferred very prepared.
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HE THINKS HE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN HIS PATIENTS!!! ALSO, HE THINKS HIS TIME IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN HIS PATIENTS! IF I OWNED SC I WOULD FIRE HIM!! NO ONE NEEDS SUCH!!!
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