Emilio A. Russo, MD
Program Director, Rural Family Medicine Program, Bogalusa, Louisiana
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
420 Avenue F, Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 735 - 6735
420 Avenue F, Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 735 - 6735
June 2005 – June 2008
August 2001 – May 2005
September 2000 – March 2001
August 1996 – December 1999
Emilio A. Russo, MD currently serves as Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Director of the LSU Rural Family Medicine Residency Program, and the Chief of Staff for Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa, Louisiana. While overseeing more than twenty-five physicians, Dr. Russo divides his days between administrative responsibilities, mentoring house staff toward artful medicine, and caring for his patients as a full-spectrum family physician in a rural hospital.
Dr. Russo graduated from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2005 and completed his residency at the Family Medicine Spokane Rural Training Track in 2008. Prior to coming to Bogalusa in 2013, he spent 5 years practicing in inner-city New Orleans as part of a developing network of LSU clinics post-Katrina and as a member of the NHSC.
While at home, Dr. Russo spends his time with his beautiful wife of 10 years as well as their four children—Giovanni, Mia, Liliana, and Luca. He also enjoys reading, cooking, and playing the guitar.
Family Medicine Obstetrics
|Committees & Administrative Responsibilities||
LSU Rural Scholars Track - Admissions Committee Member,
LSU Rural Scholars Track - Advisory Subcommittee Member,
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics - ALSO Advisory Faculty
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Provider Course - Course
Southern Area Patient Oriented Research Organization -
Muncie HL, Russo E, Mohr JD (2016) Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Paulman P.A., Pullman A.M., Nasir L. (Eds). Family Medicine Principles and Practice, 7th Edition, Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.
Russo E, Cain E. (2014-2016). Transient Ischemic Attack. In Domino FJ (Ed.) The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2017, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Russo, Emilio, MD and Garland Anderson II, MD. Discitis. Primary Care, PEPID v 15.1. August 2014 www.pepidonline.com
Russo, Emilio, MD and Kartik Patel, MD. Testosterone Deficiency. Primary Care, PEPID v 15.1. August 2014 www.pepidonline.com
Diplomat, American Board of Family Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
|Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics||
Our Lady of the Angels Hospital
University Medical Center - New Orleans