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Scott Russo, MD

C78A7270Dr. Scott Russo specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of spinal disorders and orthopaedic fracture care. He is accomplished in all areas of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal surgeries, including trauma, tumors, degenerative conditions, scoliosis and herniated discs. His subspecialty of interest is in the non-surgical and surgical care of pediatric and adult scoliosis and kyphosis. Dr. Russo is also part of the clinical faculty at Grand Valley State University, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and the coordinator for the spine in the Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Residency Program.

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Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Dr. Scott Russo, MD

78 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

Specialties

  • Research
  • Spine

Education

  • Medical – Wayne State University Medical School (Detroit, Mich.), M.D., 1984
  • Undergraduate – Michigan State University (East Lansing, Mich.), BS, 1979

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Training

  • Fellowship – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Springfield, Ill.), Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, 1989-1990
  • Residency – Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Residency Program (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985-1989
  • Internship – Blodgett Memorial Medical Center (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 1984-1985

Certifications / Memberships

  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Spinal Injury Association
  • AO Spine
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Kent County Medical Society
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Executives
  • American Medical Association

Honors & Awards

  • Elected by the Scoliosis Research Society as a Candidate Fellow, 2012-2018
  • Elected by peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013
  • Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Resident Program Teacher of the Year, 2011-2012

Patient Reviews

2019-04-22

Dr. Scott Russo and his team are amazing!

2019-04-15

Thank you for giving me my life back.

2019-02-11

Front check in staff that checked me in today was lacking customer service skills. Very unfriendly. Dr Russo is a great doctor.

2019-02-11

Could not be more pleased with my outcome!

2018-11-26

Thanks!

2018-11-12

I think Dr. Russo is a excellent surgeon. I am very pleased with my surgery. I would refer him to my mom or anyone's mother.

2018-11-12

I love you guys.

2018-11-08

Always excellent service!! Never been anything less.

2018-11-08

Very good job at explanation of problem, procedures, and options. Thank you!

2018-10-31

Dr. Russo is wonderful!!! Has a superb bedside manner. Professional, considerate, and sincere. Highly recommend.

2018-10-29

Appreciate your help - you've been great!

2018-10-24

Great doctor!

2018-10-24

Great doctor!

2018-10-17

I'm so thankful for the care I've received under Dr. Scott Russo.

2018-10-15

Very pleased!

2018-10-15

2018-10-15

Took great care of me.

2018-09-24

Everyone was kind, fast, and efficient.

2018-09-17

Awesome doctor - explained everything.

2018-09-17

Awesome!

2017-03-22

A+ rating. Dr. Russo is by far the best doctor I have been too.

2017-02-13

I always feel welcome here. I know I am getting the best care always. Thank you!

2017-02-06

Dr. Russo is very thorough.

2017-02-06

2017-02-06

Best doctor and office ever.


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