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Vincent Russo Jr, MD

Dr. Russo is an orthopedic surgeon in the Metro Phoenix area. He is affiliated with Verde Valley Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Russo saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more spondylosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more spine condition patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more back problems patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more frozen shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more torn meniscus patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more chronic pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw rotator cuff tear patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw more abnormal gait patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw fibromyalgia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.
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Dr. Russo saw more repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw chondromalacia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw osteonecrosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.
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Dr. Russo saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw weakness patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw pinched nerve patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.
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Dr. Russo saw more broken bone patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Metro Phoenix area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw spinal stenosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.
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Dr. Russo saw back pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw broken arm patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Dr. Russo saw sprained knee patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Metro Phoenix area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Russo accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

ACL surgery $7,606 – 23.8k
Broken humerus repair (surgical) $12.5k – 18.3k
Broken patella repair (surgical) $11.5k – 19.0k
Knee arthroscopy $4,765 – 11.6k
Shoulder arthroscopy $6,102 – 15.7k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Repeat hip replacement rate

Dr. Russo’s repeat hip replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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repeat hip replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat hip replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Russo’s rate of repeat hip replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We measure how many of Dr. Russo’s primary hip replacements resulted in a second hip replacement within 90 days of the first one — we call this their repeat hip replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary hip replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat hip replacement rate for patients like Dr. Russo’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Russo’s rate of repeat hip replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Russo’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Russo’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate < 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Russo’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Russo’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Russo’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Russo’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Russo sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Scottsdale Medical Imaging-N Medical Plaza II
10290 N 92nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
1,936 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Albany Medical College - Union University
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1976
  • Emory University School of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Russo is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Verde Valley Medical Center
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    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Med
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield