Dr. James Russell, DO

Dr. James Russell, DO

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Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(2)

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Dr. James Russell, DO is a neurology specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in neurology.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

Learn about Dr. Russell

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Russell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers
Anterior Horn Disease
normal
more than 71% of peers
Myasthenia Gravis
normal
more than 69% of peers

Dr. Russell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Russell "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

82  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mercy Suburban Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Russell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Russell does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Russell and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Russell is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Russell's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russell to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Russell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had my first appointment with Dr. Russell today. He is such a nice guy and he really cares about you. He explains everything really well and gives you all of your options. I was nervous at first but he made me feel at ease right away. If you need a neurologist he is wonderful. Can't say...more
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