Dr. James Russell, MD

Dr. James Russell, MD

Trauma Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. James Russell, MD is a trauma surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from McMaster University in 1979 and specializes in trauma surgery, critical care surgery, and more.Read his story

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85013

Contact Information

(602) 406-3874

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Russell's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Trauma Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Russell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Russell "James C. Russell, MD, is a Trauma and General Surgeon with Dignity Health Medical Group, stationed at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Russell is board certified by the American College of Surgeons in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Russell’s expertise involves advanced laparoscopic surgeries, trauma and critical care. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support and a member of American Society of General Surgeons. Dr. Russell received his medical degree from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. He completed his internship and general surgery residency at McMaster University and fellowship in critical care medicine at Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Russell "My mission, along with the St. Joseph Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities.This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences."

3  Specialties

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

2  Conditions Treated

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • McMaster University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • McMaster University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • McMaster University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Maryland Institute For Emergency Medical Services
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Russell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. James Russell, MD
Excellent arthroscopic hernia surgery, urgent diagnosis, urgent surgery, very quick recovery.
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