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MD, Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha, NE
Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha, NE
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Magee-Womens HospitalUPMC BedfordUPMC HorizonUPMC NorthwestUPMC HamotUPMC AltoonaUPMC MercyUPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Total Comments: 58
Very good visit. got the info and help we needed.
This was out first visit as we needed specialty advice and I thought that her energy was positive and she took the time to not only ask the questions but ask until she had the answer in which she needed regarding the reason for our visit. Also, I liked that when it was time for discharge she came back into the room HERSELF to summarize and explain the visit
Dr. Russo was recommended to me by Dr. Edgmon after our last provider failed to meet my expectations. She has been wonderful at explaining and navigating scary territory for us (heart disease in an infant). She has drawn pictures for us and been patient with our young child during echo's. We would recommend her office to anyone.
they whole office staff was wonderful and very kind. it was very quick and very informative they all made sure I understood everything with out rushing me. they did not have a very long wait time in waiting room or exam room was very happy with my experience
My weird kid brought her pet rock and both doctors who saw her acknowledged the rock amd interacted with my daughter and she was thrilled. the appt could not have gone any better!
Dr. Russo is amazing!
she is excellent
great doctor. she listened and seemed fo genuinely care.
Every experience I had with UPMC Children's was a positive. Scheduling was accommodating. The receptionist was welcoming and helpful. And the doctor was very knowledgeable.
very pleased with dr. Russo and her entire staff
Dr. Russo is excellent and has addressed all of my concerns and had excellent communications with us (his parents) and him as well.
Very professional, scheduled new appointments annually rather than every other year. This provider is a cardiologist and is monitoring a heart valve issue.
I love Dr Russo! we switched back to Childrens hospital after being with a specialist in our area for years. when we made the switch Dr Russo made it seamless and answered all of my questions.
Dr. Russo was extremely professional and informative, she made sure to answer every question in detail. I was extremely happy with the care she provided.
very amazing care!
doctor did not return my 2 calls that the nurse left her.
This was our first visit to the office. the staff and doctor are amazing! just what you expect from children's hospital
We are so thankful to have Dr. Russo as our son's cardiologist.
Every single person in this office was amazing, receptionist, cardiologist and EKG technician.
The doctor and staff were very nice and answered all our questions.
dr Russo is amazing! very kid oriented. take time to explain everything doesn't rush!
Dr. Russo is fantastic. I appreciate that she spoke directly to my 5 year old and not just to me (though I was included and consulted for clarity when needed). Dr. Russo explained everything to us in an easy to understand way and ensured we had the opportunity to ask questions.
she was very knowledgeable & focused on my child. I respect her leadership.
My son was referred from ambulatory surgery. We came for him to have an orchipexy done and they found a new murmur. The staff was able to schedule us to see Dr. Russo very quickly and we actually got in to see her 30 mins sooner than said appointment. Dr. Russo was so good at her job and very easily got my son to do what she needed him to do. He was very comfortable with her.
Dr. Russo was a referral from pediatrician . She took her time and explained our son's condition fully. We are happy he will be under her care.
Dr. Russo was very personable. she took her time with my daughter allowing her to warm up before approaching. She also listened to my questions and really explained her findings.
Linda Russo was wonderful and thorough in explaining things. she was patient with me and answered my questions without making me feel rushed.
best provider ever!!!
Dr Russo is an excellent physician and takes amazing care of my daughter
always have a good experience at this office
was amazingly patient, friendly, and patient with my child.
I like that she kept my hyper-verbal child on track to tell the history of her problem.
Dr Russo is amazing
Dr. Russo and the entire staff were excellent, kind, and thorough.
Dr. Russo & staff were friendly and attentive. I didn't doubt her medical opinion and her explanation was easy to understand.
Son complained that he was having chest pain. i called and was able to get an appointment in Wexford within a few days.
My granddaughter was referred to Dr. Russo because her PCP heard a murmur during a sick visit in June 2018. Our 9/19/18 visit with Dr. Russo was good. The doctor's was very patient and her approach was reassuring. Additionally she was open to questions and addressed all of my concerns in a clear and concise manner.
Dr. Russo has been my sons cardiologist since he was about 5.. I think she is an excellent provider..!!
It was a very good overall experience. I just wish I could have gotten him in sooner and at the office that is in our city and not two hours away. his heart rate was dropping into the twenties and we had to wait, very scared for almost a month. and if we had taken the appointment closest to home, we would have had to wait almost 4 months. we could not wait that long considering my son has a terminal neuromuscular illness.
It was a great visit. We love Dr. Russo and think she is a great doctor. She listens to our concerns and explains things so that we can understand them.
I would recommend this office and Dr Russo to anyone who's child needed cardiac care.
She was amazing. I couldn't have asked for a better doctor.
Dr. Russo speaks intelligently to my daughter who is 8. She listens to my daughter's concerns and is forthright in providing an answer.
Dr. Russo and her staff provide my daughter with excellent health care. They take their time and are very thoughtful and professional.
This is first time seeing Dr. Russo and we are very happy with entire appointment ( time, Dr Russo, clerk at front desk and Ultrasound Tech.)
Echo technician was very friendly and made the experience go very well for my daughter.
this was my first experience with Dr. Russo. She eliminated my concerns over my daughter's heart and suggested nutritional advice to treat symptoms she's been having. The appointment was excellent, and I will highly recommend Dr. Russo!
We did not have to wait very long before we werr taken to the back. Dr. Russo was friendly, informative, and helpful.
she did a good job she answered our questions and has a good personality
Linda was great!!
dr Russo and her staff are wonderful.
provider was excellent with parents and child. very thorough, even drew pictures and provided written notes of our discussion. to take home. asked a few times if we had questions, including after we had a few minutes to absorb information shared.
Dr. Russo was amazing!!! she knows her field of expertise. UPMC is lucky to have Dr. Russo. Many children will be helped and healed because of Dr. Russo.
my child is in need of Med support and the provider was extremely helpful
Dr. Russo is an excellent cardiologist and I trust her 100% with my child's care.
Amazing doctor, friendly and helpful staff
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