Dr. Michael Russonella, DO

Dr. Michael Russonella, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Michael Russonella, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 9 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

Contact Information

(855) 777-8362

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Russonella performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Knee
high
more than 84% of peers
Fracture
high
more than 84% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Russonella's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Russonella "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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

111  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/18/2014
    Amount or Range: $235,000.00
    State: New Jersey
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.

Education

  • Montclair State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Peninsula Hospital Center/North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Peninsula Hospital Center/North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham AL
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Russonella has no awards or honors listed.

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Russonella's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russonella to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Russonella's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...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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Great Doctor who doesn't care getting money from insurance and he puts his patient first , he is telling what it is not what it isn't .
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