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Specialty:

Pediatrics

Sub Specialty:
Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Hamot
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Altoona
UPMC Bedford
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Northwest


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
143 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Pediatric Cardiology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5540
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Children's North
2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
Sewickley, PA 15143
Office Phone:
(724) 933-3600
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics

Education:

MD, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Residency:
Creighton University School of Medicine,
Omaha, NE


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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January 08, 2018

First time we have met with that doctor, very good experience! She was very friendly, understandable, informative, and good with my son!

December 20, 2017

The staff was very friendly. They helped to entertain my 2 year old and keep him happy while we waited and made him feel comfortable during his care.

December 11, 2017

Dr. Linda Russo seemed to be professional doctor and gave us absolutely clear explanation to our concerns, that bothered us for a few years. Thank you Dr. Russo.

November 27, 2017

Love Dr. Russo! She talks to both my child and me in language that is easy to understand concerning his condition.

October 25, 2017

both the nursing staff and Dr. Russo were phenomenal. she made me and my son feel very comfortable. she appaeared extremely knowledgeable yet also was able to explain everything in a way I could understand. she was available for questions and didn't seem to be in a rush. very thorough.

September 27, 2017

Super impressed with the doctor's thoroughness and getting all the information we needed before we left the office so that we wouldn't need to schedule or call for anything else.

September 19, 2017

I am a twenty years and on the spectrum this was the first time I've gone into the Doctors without my parents and the made me feel like a grown up and showed me such respect

August 29, 2017

dr is amazing with children

August 16, 2017

DR RUSSO WAS AWESOME.

August 08, 2017

Dr. Russo is a huge asset to our son's team. We are grateful for her care, knowledge and time. Also, I would like to compliment the staff within the Cardiology department at Children's North, both clinical and clerical. Everyone there is always friendly, helpful and organized.