Dr. Brian Russell, MD

Dr. Brian Russell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Brian Russell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

900 N 1st St Fl 2

Springfield, IL 62702

Contact Information

(217) 528-7541

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Background Check

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
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
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 Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
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
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
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 29 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
    1989
  • 1984
    So Ill University Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1983

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Dr. Russell's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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  • Staff friendliness
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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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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)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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