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)
high
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

3.7

Based on 22 reviews

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1 Star
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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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He did an excellent job on my daughter's shoulder and the staff is extremely helpful and courteous
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