Dr. Russo received his undergraduate degree and medical degree from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Following this he completed his Internship and Residency at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut. He completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans in 2000. Dr. Russo is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and has been on staff since January 2005. Dr. Russo's expertise is in the area of prevention of colorectal cancer, viral hepatitis treatment, IBD and gastrointestinal emergencies. His special medical interests include viral hepatitis and IBD.