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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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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 to recommend Dr. Russell

4.0

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 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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Jan 13, 2016
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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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