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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Russell is Average. Dr. Russell has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 2.5
Bedside Manner 2.2
Spends Time with Me 2.4
Follows Up After Visit 2.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Russell, DO, MD is board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology, and Neuromuscular Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis

Education & Awards

Dr. Russell graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Boston™ (2009)


Dr. Russell has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Wing Memorial Hospital & Medical Centers 
  • Lahey Clinic 

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Additional Information
Dr. James A Russell DO and MD is a male Neurologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Neuromuscular Medicine.
Where does Dr. James A. Russell practice?
Dr. James Russell has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Russell practices Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Neuromuscular Medicine near Burlington, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Peabody, MA.
See Burlington Neurologists.