Dr. John Russell, MD

Dr. John Russell, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Russell, MD is a family medicine specialist in Jenkintown, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Abington Family Medicine

500 York Rd Ste 108

Jenkintown, PA 19046
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Russell's Experience

Dr. Russell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

275  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.


  • Temple University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Russell, MD
My wife and I have been patients of Dr. Russell for 25 years. He is the epitome of what a doctor should be: caring, personable, professional, and accessible. He listens and explains everything thoroughly. He spends quality time with us no matter how busy the office is. He genuinely cares about...Read More
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Dom and Mary Galante in Abington, Pa – Jun 02, 2018
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John represents the best of what healthcare should be. He is a proactive partner in my well being who takes the extra steps to know his patients and understand their needs. He is personable, pragmatic and always accessible. Good guy, great Doctor!
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David McDonald in Jenkintown, PA – May 30, 2018
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I have been a patient for a long time he listens to me and is very helpful. He is there for me when needed. When ever I need to come in for something I can always get an appt. quickly.
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Christopher Schmidt – May 25, 2018
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He is an excellent Dr. I have been going to him for over 20 year. He listens to you, and explains everything extremely well. I would not go to any other Dr.
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Jamie Schmidt in Elkins Park, PA – May 25, 2018
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Dr. Russell is an excellent doctor and is very caring, I have recommended him to several people. Very happy I am one of his patients.
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