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Dr. Scott Russo Jr, MD

Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Russo Jr

Orthopedic Associates of Michigan

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100 Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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Dr. Scott Russo Jr, MD is an orthopedic spine reconstructive surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine reconstructive surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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Dr. Russo Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russo Jr treats Spondylosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Russo Jr treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russo Jr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Russo Jr treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Russo Jr treats Back Pain more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Russo Jr treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Russo Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lupus
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Russo Jr, MD is an orthopedic spine reconstructive surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine reconstructive surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Hospital
1985
Blodgett Memorial Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979
Michigan State University
Undergraduate School
1990
1989
1985
1984
1979

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Dr. Russo Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Russo Jr

3.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(2)

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He asked and answered all my questions was very friendly and professional.
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Russo did my daughters surgery. He was amazing as was all of his staff!
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Dr. Russo doesn’t understand how I’m having so much pain. Told me I’m still healing, but it’s difficult to do anything when I’m having pain if I do anything.
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