Dr. Michael Russonella, DO

Dr. Michael Russonella, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Michael Russonella, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

6 Brighton Rd Ste 101

Clifton, NJ 07012

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Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (12/18/2014)View details
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Dr. Russonella's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russonella treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Russonella treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Joint Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russonella treats Joint Pain more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Russonella treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russonella treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Russonella treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Russonella's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

One of New Jersey's top orthopaedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists, Dr. Michael C. Russonella is a leader in the field of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He and his staff are committed to offering patients throughout the tri-state area state-of-the-art advances in non-surgical and surgical treatments for the ankle, arm/elbow, foot, hand/wrist, hip, knee, and shoulder.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2009
American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham Al
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Peninsula Hospital Center/North Shore University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Peninsula Hospital Center/North Shore University Hospital
Internship Hospital
2003
Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1996
Montclair State University
Undergraduate School
2009
2008
2004
2003
1996

Media & Publications

  • Efficacy of Hemiepiphysiodesis (Physeal Stapling) in the Correction of Lower Extremity Angular Knee Deformities, 2005
  • A Case Report: Peroneus Longus Muscle Tear Associated with an Isolated Lateral Compartment Syndrome in a High School Lacrosse Player., 2007
  • A Case Report: Tibiotalar Dislocation without an Associated Fracture or Diastasis., 2006
  • Diagnosing and Managing Chronic Schoulder Injuries in Weight Training, Excercise For Men Only, 2003

Dr. Russonella's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Russonella

3.8

Based on 23 reviews

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I could not have asked for a more professional, compassionate and excellent surgeon. He helped my son through knee surgery which he recovered quickly with absolutely no incident. Absolutely no doubt I would recommend to anyone and everyone. Mike Petronaci
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Excellent surgeon. I had rotator cuff surgery , full tear, 8 years ago, and I feel 99.99 recovered. Haven’t met anyone as happy as me about their recovery.
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Dr. Russonella cared for two fractures in her right arm that she sustained in a car accident. One of the fracture was displaced. This usually requires surgery and the placement of a plate and a screw in order to set the bone in place. Dr. Russonella was able to quickly set the displaced fracture...Read More
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DR Russonella is very attentive to my issues He asks all the right questions and has helped me with my left shoulder and right hand issues..I am currently seeing him again for my lower back spasms..The staff is also very couteous and professional.. I have already recommended Dr Russonella to many...Read More
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I have had surgery on my left shoulder and now am being tried for my right shoulder. My left shoulder is doing great, problem now is the right one. Dr. Russonella and his staff are excellent. I can only say good things about them all including the Physical Therapy staff. I highly recommend them...Read More
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