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North Jersey Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute

6 Brighton Rd #101

Clifton, NJ 07012

855-777-8362

Open Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm

Closed Weekends

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Michael C. Russonella, D.O.

Dr.-Michael-C.-Russonella

Michael C. Russonella, D.O.

Board Certified

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist

B.S. Biology,
Magna Cum Laude

Montclair State University

Fellowship Training
American Sports Medicine Institute

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

northshore

Internship / Residency
North Shore / LIJ – Peninsula Hospital Consortium

NORTH JERSEY ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE, LLC, Clifton, NJ 11/09-Present
Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist
Founding physician

 

Affiliated Hospitals / Surgical Centers
  • Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus, NJ
  • St. Mary’s Hospital, Passaic, NJ
  • Palisades Medical Center, North Bergen, NJ
  • American Ambulatory Surgical Center, Oradell, NJ

ADVANCED ORTHOPAEDICS, PLLC, Kew Gardens, NY 8/09-11/09
Orthopaedic Surgeon

 

Affiliated Hospitals / Surgical Centers
  • Day-Op Surgical Center, Mineola, NY

AMERICAN SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE 8/08-8/09
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Training
26610 10th Ave South, Birmingham, AL

 

Affiliated Hospitals / Surgical Centers
  • Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER / NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL 7/04-7/08
Far Rockaway, NY
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

 

Affiliated Hospitals
  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
  • Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY
  • South Nassau Medical Center, Rockville Centre, NY
  • Franklin Medical Center, Valley Stream, NY
  • Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Union Hospital, Union, NJ
  • Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Lexington, KY
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, OH
  • Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ

PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER, Far Rockaway, NY 7/03-7/04
Traditional Rotating Surgery Internship

Peninsula Hospital Center/ North Shore University Hospital 7/04 – 7/08
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Traditional Rotating Surgery Internship 7/03 – 7/04

American Sports Medicine Institute 8/08 – 8/09
Sports Medicine Fellowship Training

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie, PA D.O., 2003

Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ
12 credits towards M.S. in Exercise Physiology

Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ
B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1996

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Exam – Pass (Board Certified) 2014
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery Oral Exam – Pass (Board Certified) 2008
American Osteopathic Board Of Orthopedic Surgery Written Exam – Pass (Board Certified) 2008

 

New Jersey Medical License (Active)2009-Present
Alabama State Medical License (Active), 2008-Present
New York State Medical License (Active), 2006-Present
Kentucky Medical License, 2005-2006

 

New Jersey DEA Certificate / CDS (Current), 2009-Present
New York DEA Certificate (Current), 2008-Present
Advanced Trauma Life Support (Current), 2008-Present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Current), 1999-Present
Basic Life Support (Current), 1999-Present

TEACHING

Seton Hall Preparatory College, Physician Assistants Program2011-2013

 

SPORTS MEDICINE SIDELINE COVERAGE

BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE, Bloomfield, NJ 2012-Present
Team Physician- Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Coverage

PASSAIC HIGH SCHOOL, Passaic, NJ 2012-Present
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL, HARRISON, NJ 2013-Present
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

PARAMUS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, PARAMUS, NJ2013-Present
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

NORTH ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, North Arlington, NJ 2014-Present
Team Physician – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Coverage

EAST ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL, EAST ORANGE, NJ 2013-2014
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

LYNDHURST HIGH SCHOOL, Lyndhurst, NJ 2013-2014
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

HUDSON CATHOLIC HIGHSCHOOL, Jersey City, NJ 2012-2013
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

ST. JOHN VIANNEY HIGH SCHOOL, Holmdel, NJ 2012-2013
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

BLOOMFIELD HIGH SCHOOL, Bloomfield, NJ 2011-2013
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

BELLEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, Belleville, NJ 2011-2012
Team Physician – Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Coverage

SEC COLLEGE BASEBALL, Birmingham, AL 2008-2009
Baseball Tournament Coverage – Supervised by Lawrence Lemak, MD

BIRMINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL, Birmingham, AL 2008-2009
Football Team Coverage – Supervised by Lawrence Lemak, MD

SAMFORD UNIVERSITY, ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY, MILES COLLEGE 2008-2009
Birmingham, AL
Team Medical Coverage – Supervised by Lawrence Lemak, MD

LONG ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL, Long Island, NY 2004-2008
Football Team Medical Coverage – Supervised by David Weisberg, MD

UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY 2005-2006
Football Team Medical Coverage – Supervised by Nicholas Sgaglione, MD

HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY 2005
Arthrex Suture Anchor Video Demonstration Cadaver Lab;
Moderated by Nicholas Sgaglione, MD.

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

NFHS Certification, Concussion in Sports On-line Seminar, June 2011
Athletic Training Association of NJ, Annual Concussion Seminar, New Brunswick, NJ, 2010
Arthrocare Sports Medicine Course, NY,2010
Mitek Sports Medicine Course, Miami FL, 2010
Shoulder Ultrasound PRP Course, NY 2010
Mitek, Sports Medicine Fellows Arthroscopy Course, Miami, FL, 2009
Stryker, Illinois 8th Annual Trauma Symposium, Chicago, IL, 2008
Stryker, Resident Board Preparation Course, Mahwah, NJ, 2007
Smith & Nephew, Surgical Approaches for Internal Fixation (SAIF), Memphis, TN, 2007
Depuy Resident Board Review Course, Chicago, IL, 2007
8th Annual Johns Hopkins Orthopedic Board Review Course, Baltimore, MD, 2006
AANA Junior Resident Arthroscopy Course, Chicago, IL, 2006
AO ASIF Principles of Fracture Management, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006
Zimmer Annual Resident Course, Chicago, IL, 2006

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

STOP Sports Injuries Organization, 2011-Present
Passaic County Medical Society, 2010-Present
Essex County Orthopedic Surgery Society, 2010-Present
Medical Society of the State Of New Jersey, 2009-Present
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2007-Present
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2005-Present
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, 2004-Present
Arthroscopy Association of North America, 2004-Present
NYSOM – New York Osteopathic Association, 2003-Present
American Academy of Sports Medicine, 1999-Present
American Osteopathic Association, 1999-Present

 

PUBLICATIONS

A Case Report: Peroneus Longus Muscle Tear Associated with an Isolated Lateral Compartment Syndrome in a High School Lacrosse Player, 2007
A Case Report: Tibiotalar Dislocation without an Associated Fracture or Diastasis, 2006
Efficacy of Hemiepiphysiodesis (Physeal Stapling) in the Correction of Lower Extremity Angular Knee Deformities. Submitted for publication, 2005
Diagnosing and Managing Chronic Shoulder Injuries in Weight Training, Exercise For Men Only, 2003

 

PRESENTATIONS

St. Mary’s Hospital CME, Sports Medicine Update, “What is New in Sports Medicine”June 2013

Overuse Injuries, Nutley Little League March 2012
Knee Pain: Prevention & Treatment, St. Mary’s Hospital Senior Link Physician Series (Discussion about Viscosupplementation and other treatments), May 2011
Real Time Ultrasound Guidance in Sports Medicine, ATSNJ Monthly Meeting, June 2010
Platelet Rich Plasma, The Basic Science and Applications in Today’s High School Athletes, ATSNJ North Monthly Meeting, March 2010
Comparison Return to Play Following ACL Reconstruction versus Multi-Ligamentous Knee Reconstruction in Collegiate Football Players, 2-5 Year Follow-up, 2009
Elbow Fractures and Dislocations/Distal Bicep Tendon Injuries, ASMI Grand Rounds, 2009
Injuries Unique to the Adolescent Athlete, ASMI Grand Rounds, 2008
Orthobiologics; An Overview, Resident Lectures, Peninsula Hospital Center, 2007
Hadlungs Deformity, Grand Rounds, Franklin Medical Center, 2006
Pilon Fractures, Grand Rounds, Franklin Medical Center, 2006
Legg Calve Perthe Disease, Resident Lectures, Peninsula Hospital, 2006
Surgical Anatomy of the Shoulder, Resident Lecture, Peninsula Hospital, 2006
Elbow Dislocations, Resident Lecture, Peninsula Hospital, 2006
SLAP Lesions, Resident Lectures, North Shore University Hospital, 2005
Hand Infections, Grand Rounds, Cabrini Medical Center, 2005
Pelvic Fractures, Grand Rounds, Cabrini Medical Center, 2005
Patella Femoral Knee Disorders, Grand Rounds, Cabrini Medical Center,2005
Proximal Humerus Fractures, Grand Rounds, Peninsula Hospital, 2004
Ankle Fractures, Grand Rounds, Franklin Medical Center, 2004
Fracture Healing, Resident Lectures, Peninsula Hospital, 2004
Periprosthetic Femur Fractures, Resident Lecture, Peninsula Hospital, 2004
Spinal Stenosis, Grand Rounds, Franklin Medical Center, 2004
Open Fracture Management, Resident Lecture, Peninsula Hospital, 2003
Meniscal Injuries, Resident Lecture, Peninsula Hospital, 2003
Surgical Anatomy of the Knee, Resident Lecture, Peninsula Hospital, 2003

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