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Orthopedic Surgery

Robert Russell, MD

Dr. Russell is a native Texan. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Plano West Senior High. Dr. Russell attended undergraduate at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he played on the Division I men’s soccer team. He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. He went on to complete his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.

Dr. Russell completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital in Dallas. During his time at UT Southwestern, Dr. Russell published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, and gave presentations at national and international conferences. He elected to pursue an additional year of sub-specialty training specific to Hip and Knee Reconstruction at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

At OrthoCarolina, Dr. Russell was able to learn the muscle-sparing, direct anterior approach to total hip arthroplasty from the nation’s experts in this surgery. He trained in minimally invasive techniques in joint replacement. He also focused on complex total hip and total knee replacements including performing these surgeries in patients with large deformities and bone loss, infections, fractures near implants, and failed prior joint replacements.

Undergraduate Degree: Cornell University

Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Parkland Memorial Hospital/UT Southwestern

Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction: OrthoCarolina

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Medical City Dallas
  • North Central Surgical Center