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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Russell is Excellent. Dr. Russell has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Brian Russell, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Russell graduated from Southern Illinois University, Springfield. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Russell has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Medical Center 
  • St Johns Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Brian Keith Russell MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Brian K. Russell practice?
Dr. Brian Russell has 1 office location.
Dr. Brian Russell practices Neurological Surgery near Springfield, IL.
See Springfield Neurological Surgeons.