Dr. Michael Russo, MD

Dr. Michael Russo, MD

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Dr. Michael Russo, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio in 2007 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

18111 Brookhurst St # 5600

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

(714) 861-4666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
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No malpractice claims found for California
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. Russo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russo performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Russo performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Obesity
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Dr. Russo treats Obesity more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Russo treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russo performs Stomach Surgery more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Russo performs this procedure more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Russo's conditions and procedures:

Adjustable Gastric Banding
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Gastrotomy
Hypertension
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
Revision Surgery
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Michael Russo is a board-certified and fellowship trained Bariatric, Gastroesophageal, and General Surgeon. He specializes in minimally-invasive and robotic techniques to give his patients the best possible outcome. He completed his specialty...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2014
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
2013
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2008
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2007
Medical College Of Ohio
Medical School
2003
Marquette University / College Of Health Sciences
Undergraduate School
2014
2013
2008
2007
2003

Awards

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Had my1st consult with Dr. Russo today. Can't tell you how fantastic it was to have real conversation about my concerns, I had to switch from Dr. Iqbal due to horrible follow up care & A LOT of misinformation. Dr. Russo is fantastic! He really put me at ease, for God's sake the man spent over an...Read More
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Today I am 3 months post up and I am so thankful for the tool Dr. Russo gave me. This man has "magic hands"! He is knowledgeable, focused, he answered all the questions I had pre/post-op. He gave me peace of mind and was extremely reassuring that I was going to be okay. I had opted for the gastric...Read More
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Great Dr and guy. He listens, he's smart, and does a great job. I had double hernia repair. One low and one I didn't know I had at my belly button. I knew first visit talking with him before surgery was scheduled I was in the right place and found the right Dr to help me. I would recommend to...Read More
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I had surgery for a hiatal hernia and Nissan. He was very informative and very helpful. My wife and I knew we wanted him to be the one to operate on me. The surgery was a success and he did a wonderful job. I am still recovering but everything I've read about the recovery is spot on. No major...Read More
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I am very happy for choosing Dr. Russo to perform my weight-loss surgery. He made me feel comfortable and he did exactly what he said. I felt that I was in good hands from the very beginning. I will highly recommend him to anyone else that I come in contact with that is interested in having the...Read More
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Aetna
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Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
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INTotal Health
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Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Midwest Health Plan
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