Michael B Russo, MD FACP, FAAN, FAASM, FAsMA graduated from Princeton University and received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in 1986. He trained in Neurology at New York University Medical Center, at Bellevue Hospital, the Manhattan Veteran's Administration Hospital, the NINDs Intramural Epilepsy Program of the National Institutes of Health, and the Chalfont St Giles Epilepsy Center of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queens Square, London, England. He trained in Sleep Disorders Medicine at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. During his 34 years in the US Army he served as Commander of US Medical Forces Central America; Director of Neurosciences Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Chief of Mental Health Services, US Army Kuwait; 2nd Brigade Surgeon, 1st Armor Division (Old Ironsides) Germany; Chief of Neurology 121 Evacuation Hospital Seoul Korea; and physician for the US Embassies in Beijing, Bangkok, Prague, and Budapest. In 2001 he was selected for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs' of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine by General Peter Pace, the highest award given to a US military physician. He has also been awarded Meritorious Service Medal and other civilian and military awards, and has been inducted into the US Army Order of Military Medical Merit. Dr. Russo has over 100 peer reviewed articles and abstracts; book chapters and US Patents. Upon his retirement from the Army in 2011, Dr. Russo founded Hawaii Pacific DEEG (Dense-Array 128 Channel Electroencephalography) to bring Hawaii State-of-the-Art diagnostics for Traumatic Brain Injury, and Honolulu Neuroscience Clinic with offices in Honolulu, Hilo, and Kona. He is incoming President of the Hawaii Neurological Society. He is Founding Co-Director of the Hawaii Sleep and Wellness Foundation, the leading sleep advocacy foundation in Hawaii.
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Dr. Russo's Care Philosophy
Listening, caring, personalized attention. I strive to identify the cause of your problem. Once the cause is identified, I seek to fix the problem. I don't believe in treating symptoms without identifying the reason for the symptoms. I do not want to hide the problem by covering it with medications - I want to help you heal so that you don't need medicine. Minimize the use of drugs and maximize the use of your intrinsic healing abilities.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russo to family and friends is 4.6 out of 5