Dr. Russell J. Norris, MD

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Dr. Russell J. Norris, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Gundersen Lutheran Decorah Clinic 1830 State Highway 9, Decorah, IA 52101 Get Directions
(563) 382-3140

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Fracture Care
      • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
      • Orthopedics

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Fracture
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Hip Sprain
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Sternum Fracture
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • 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
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Neuroplasty
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      Education

      • Medical School
        U Nc At Chapel Hill

        Graduated in 2002

      • Internship Hospital
        Greenvile Hosp System

        Completed in 2009

      • Residency Hospital
        Greenville Hospital System

        Completed in 2007

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus

        Completed in 2008

      • Undergraduate School
        North Carolina State University

        Graduated in 1997

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Norris' 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 in Iowa not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Norris' Care Philosophy

      My goal is to provide superior medical services through my friendly, knowledgeable, and caring staff. Our physicians, therapists, and employees function as a team to provide progressive treatment to our patients and restore quality of life. Our priority is to serve our patients and our community.