Dr. Russel Huang, MD

Dr. Russel Huang, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Russel Huang, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

541 E 71st St Fl 4

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 91% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Huang'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.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve University (Henry H. Bohlman)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huang's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huang to family and friends
43 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Huang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I had excruciating leg pain due to a herniated disc. I went to a few Doctors before deciding on Dr. Huang. It's now been five years since Dr. Huang performed my surgery and I can't be happier with the results. I am and have been pain free since the moment I woke up in recovery at HSS.
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I went to see Dr. Huang with my dad. My dad needs surgery for his back. I have never seen an doctor answer so many questions in my life. He was not at all dismissive and explained the procedure to my dad maybe 5 times. Although my dad was seen in the clinic it was still worth it. The only negative...more
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Last week, as I was walking down the street, I saw Dr. Huang; this brought back feelings of disgust. I remember my appointment with him a couple years ago and how it was the worst experience I've had with any doctor. When I told Dr. Huang that I was in unbearable pain to the point where I wanted to...more
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I had my 6th back surgery with Dr.Huang. I've seen quite a few doctors prior to him. That was my biggest mistake. Dr Huang explained to me what was about to happen. He truly put my mind at ease. I am so grateful for him his colleges & his staff. As long as I'm able to be treated by him he will...more
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