David P. Russo, DO, MPH, MS Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pain Management - Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehab

Specialty Focus: Disability evaluation and treatment, causation, evaluation of disabling injuries and diseases, Analysis iatrogenic harm caused by treatment for chronic pain syndromes, Analysis and review of mistaken attribution of liability related to the treatment of chronic pain syndromes, Peer review

Education: DO, University of North Texas Health Science Center; MPH, University of North Texas Health Science Center; MS, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Years in Practice: 15

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 2


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Dr. Russo was born and raised in the California Central Valley, graduated from Merced High School, and attended UC Berkeley studying psychology, neuroscience, and pre-medical studies. Prior to matriculation to medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center-Fort Worth, he also worked in public health at the Sonoma County Health Department. After completing concomitant degrees in medicine, public health, and clinical research he moved on to graduate medical training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic. Finally, he finished his training in Pain Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine before relocating to Hood River. Dr. Russo has been in active practice in Hood River, Oregon focusing on comprehensive and interventional pain management, rehabilitation medicine, and non-operative orthopedics. He currently serves as President of our state chapter of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, representative to our region’s Medicare Advisory Committee, member of the Providence Hood River Hospital Practice Review and Quality Improvement Committee, and Pain Management Consultant to medical licensing boards, physician evaluation groups, and peer review organizations.