Christen Russo, MD

Christen Russo, MD

Christen Russo, MD

Specialties: Orthopedic SurgeryMore specialties
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Location Info


506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
US
Other Locations

Hours


Store Hours:

Day of the WeekHours
Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Additional Locations for Christen Russo, MD

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn

    263 7th Avenue
    Suite 2B
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    US
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn

    38 6th Avenue
    3rd floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    US
  • Columbia Orthopedics

    622 West 168th Street
    Ph 11 - Center
    New York, NY 10032
    US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amerigroup NJ
  • Amida Care
  • Amida Care Medicaid, HARP
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus Medicaid; HARP
  • Fidalis
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthcare Partners Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Child Health Plus
  • Healthfirst Essential 1-4
  • Healthfirst Exchange
  • Healthfirst Medicaid, HARP
  • Healthfirst Medicare
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford
  • Oxford Freedom/ Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicaid, HARP
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

About Christen Russo, MD


Dr. Christen Russo specializes in the nonoperative and operative care of pediatric orthopaedic patients, from pre-natal to adolescent care and consultation. She has particular interest in clubfoot and other foot deformities, congenital hip dysplasia and pediatric trauma. Dr. Russo approaches care holistically, recognizing that pediatric patients are not just little adults and have different needs based on their unique family, education and athletic dispositions. She promotes a commitment to education, so that at the end of the visit, parents and patients are comfortable and understand the pathology and treatment plans.Dr. Russo is a Brooklyn, New York native, graduating Manhattan's Stuyve...
Dr. Christen Russo specializes in the nonoperative and operative care of pediatric orthopaedic patients, from pre-natal to adolescent care and consultation. She has particular interest in clubfoot and other foot deformities, congenital hip dysplasia and pediatric trauma. Dr. Russo approaches care holistically, recognizing that pediatric patients are not just little adults and have different needs based on their unique family, education and athletic dispositions. She promotes a commitment to education, so that at the end of the visit, parents and patients are comfortable and understand the pathology and treatment plans.Dr. Russo is a Brooklyn, New York native, graduating Manhattan's Stuyvesant High School at the turn of the millennium. She completed her B.A. in English Literature & Literary History from Georgetown University in 2003, while serving as a student athletic trainer for their prestigious Division I athletics program. She then earned her Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York-Downstate. Dr. Russo completed an internship in general surgery at Brown University, and returned to SUNY Downstate for her residency in orthopedic surgery.After completing residency, Dr. Russo pursued a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, part of the Columbia University Medical Center. She learned and participated in cutting edge techniques in modern pediatric orthopaedics, completed research in the field of growing spine instrumentation, and designed and built custom halo traction equipment.During her clinical fellowship, she became particularly interested in quality improvement in orthopaedics. She has continued doing work in the quality realm as an attending physician via the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and through performance improvement projects with the residents. Dr. Russo resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn with her husband, Michael, who is also a physician, and their daughter. An avid foodie, she enjoys both cooking and visiting the New York restaurant scene. She balances her lifestyle as an avid runner and weight lifter.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Expertise

  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Trauma

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