Dr. Russell Meldrum, MD

Dr. Russell Meldrum, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Russell Meldrum, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

755 E McDowell Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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more than 54% of peers
Knee Disorders
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more than 50% of peers
Fracture
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more than 36% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • La Co Harbor Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • St Mary's Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meldrum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meldrum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meldrum to family and friends
4.1
based on 21 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Meldrum's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My Sons experience with this Surgeon is less than favorable. He has had 4 surgeries and is not doing well. Dr Meldrum had no idea of the severity of my sons infection from his hardware. Dont you get paid for that? Oh thats right my son doesn't have private insurance and is a recovering addict. ...more
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I worked for Dr. Meldrum for six years. He is the most compassionate and kindhearted doctor I have ever worked for! He always took the time to listen to his patients concerns. He is definitely a special doctor and his patient's loved him. I wish he was still here in Indiana to do surgery on my...more
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After my patient visit with Dr Meldrum, he was to have a prescription called into my drug store plus call a physical therapy clinic to call me to schedule an appointment for physical therapy. Neither was done within a week. I wonder if I would not have called would it ever have happened. I had...more
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