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Specialties & Research

Dr. James Russell, MD is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Breast Diseases
  • Critical Care
  • Digestive System Abnormalities
  • Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Gallbladder inflammation (Cholecystitis)
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Myocardial Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Russell graduated from McMaster University, Hamilton. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)


Dr. Russell has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Paradise Valley Hospital 
  • St Joseph's Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Craig Russell MD is a male Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Where does Dr. James C. Russell practice?
Dr. James Russell has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Russell practices Surgery and Surgical Critical Care near Phoenix, AZ.
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