Frank A. Russo, M.D.

Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Born and raised in San Diego,Dr. Russo is a native to Southern California. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physiology at UCLA, and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society as a graduating senior. He attended Medical School at UC San Diego, where he was awarded The Samuel B. Hamburger Memorial Thesis Award for excellence in research for his graduating class. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Southern California. Following residency, he moved to New York City to pursue his fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the renowned NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. His subspecialty training has expanded his skill set in the care of complex hand and upper extremity reconstruction and the treatment of peripheral nerve injuries.

Area of Interest:

Hand and Upper Extremity Trauma, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery of the Upper Extremity

Medical School

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Internship & Residency

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Surgery of the Hand NYU- Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish (medical/conversational)