Dr. Michael Russonella, DO
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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.

Biography

Dr. Michael Russonella, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Clifton, NJ. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Russonella is affiliated with Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, Saint Mary's Hospital and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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    Dr. Russonella's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russonella to family and friends
    3.6
    based on 20 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    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 Reviews (4)
    in Rutherford NJ |
    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 of my friends.
    in Lyndhurst, NJ |
    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 to anyone all age groups.
    in Maywood nj |
    He did an excellent job on my daughter's shoulder and the staff is extremely helpful and courteous
    in Cedar knolls |
    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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    Dr. Russonella's 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.

    Dr. Russonella's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    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

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    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

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      • Settlement (12/18/2014)
      • State: New Jersey
      • Settlement (12/18/2014)
      • Amount or Range: $235,000.00
      • State: New Jersey
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • 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 Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • 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 Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • 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
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine

      Graduated in 2003

    • Internship Hospital
      Peninsula Hospital Center/North Shore University Hospital

      Completed in 2004

    • Residency Hospital
      Peninsula Hospital Center/North Shore University Hospital

      Completed in 2008

    • Fellowship Hospital
      American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham Al

      Completed in 2009

    • Undergraduate School
      Montclair State University

      Graduated in 1996

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement