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\"chronic back pain, loss of flexibility and mobility- this is the high price my patients pay everyday. For many of them, spine surgery comes at the end of many years of treatments and medicine. But there is good news here- new surgical treatments can have dramatic results. It's a great thing to be able to help restore function and reduce pain.\


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Dr. Russell's Rating
40 Ratings with 27 Reviews
Patient Perspective
5.0 Explains conditions and treatments
5.0 Takes time to answer my questions
5.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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3414 Golden Rd, Tyler, TX, 75701
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FTM Management LLC
3414 Golden Rd
Tyler, TX, 75701
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"Very informative and patient with all of my questions. No pressure to do one method of treatment over another. I’ve always heard amazing things about Dr Russel and he definitely exceeded my expectations. "
  • December 5, 2023
"He gently and fully explained the surgeries and options. Showed me on imaging the problem vertebrae and discs. His nurse was also very kind and helpful. "
  • October 24, 2023
"I always feel rushed and talked down to. "
  • August 29, 2023
"Very professional? Knowledgeable, explained everything clearly, friendly "
  • August 2, 2023
"The staff was super friendly, and caring."
  • July 27, 2023
"A great Doctor. Found the source of my pain, developed a plan and now 1 year after surgery I am completely pain free. Wish I would have found Dr. Russell 3 years sooner."
  • July 6, 2023
"Dr. Russell is always very professional. He takes time to answer my questions and explain the upcoming procedure."
  • May 17, 2023
"Easy to talk to. Answers all questions. I recommend him."
  • May 16, 2023
"Very pleasent experience. Answered my questions, mt concerns. "
  • May 16, 2023
"Very good"
  • April 25, 2023
"Excellent. Dr. Russell answered all my questions and my concerns. I personally know one of his patients and they are completely satisfied with his abilities."
  • April 6, 2023
"Very professional and friendly! He includes you fully in the process of of your care and treatment. Very happy with my decision to come to Azalea and with Dr. Russell!"
  • January 25, 2023
"Very pleasant experience"
  • January 5, 2023
"Dr Russell changed my life. I desperately needed surgery on my neck and he was wonderful. Today I'm pain-free for the first time in three years. I cannot recommend him highly enough!"
  • November 6, 2022
"Very Professional, Reviewed over all medical for spine concern with appropriate recommendation. Dr. Russell and his NP very pleasant, along with his staff. Would recommend!! Not to mention all my friends I have spoken to say he is the best if you need spine surgery."
  • September 20, 2022
"Dr Russell is great! He answers all my questions and does a great job listening to any concerns I may uave"
  • August 11, 2022
" Dr Russell accepted me the same day as a new patient referral completed an exam as well as needed xrays compiled a plan that gave me understanding to medical needs"
  • June 8, 2022
"Professional, knowledgeable, direct, exactly what I was looking for."
  • February 24, 2022
"It was a great appointment. "
  • November 22, 2021
"Dr. Russell and his staff are always very friendly and efficient. I totally trust their expertise."
  • November 9, 2021


Azalea Orthopedics At Tyler
3414 Golden Rd
Tyler, TX, 75701
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
800 Spruce St Fl 1
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
4800 NE Stallings Dr Ste 110
Nacogdoches, TX, 75965
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
305 W 20th St
Mount Pleasant, TX, 75455
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
4920 NE Stallings Dr
Nacogdoches, TX, 75965


Medical School
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School
Graduated 1991
U S Department Of Veterans Affairs


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