Andrew J. Russ, MD

General and Colorectal Surgeon, Associate Professor of Surgery

4.9/5 (95 ratings)

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About Me

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:
English

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I am a general and colorectal surgeon who specializes in the treatment of intestinal disorders. I utilize laparoscopic and robotic approaches for minimally invasive treatments. My family and I did our training in the midwest and are proud to call Knoxville our home.

Clinical Focus:
Colorectal cancer, Minimally invasive surgery, Inflammatory bowel disease, Anorectal disorders

Specialties:
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Rectal Surgery

Education & Credentials

Medical School

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine [Medical School]

Internships

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health [Internship]

Residencies

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health [Residency]

Fellowships

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health [Tumor Immunology Fellowship]; University Hospitals Case Medical Center [Colorectal Surgery Fellowship]

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery [ABS]; American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery [ABCRS]

Organizations & Societies

Association of Surgical Education Member (2014-present) American College of Surgeons Fellow (FACS) (2014-present) American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Fellow (FASCRS) (2014-present) Clinical Competency Committee, General Surgery Residency, University of Tennessee Medical Center (2014 – present) SEM Committee Member, General Surgery Residency, University of Tennessee Medical Center (2014 – present) Program Evaluation Committee Member American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (2016 – 2018) Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract Member (SSAT) (2019 – present) Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) (2019 – present) University of Tennessee Medical Executive Committee (2018 – present) Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) (2016) Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS) 2017 University of Tennessee Medical Center Day Surgery Quality Committee (2019 - present) University of Tennessee Medical Center Department of Surgery Promotions Committee (2019 - present) Member Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS 2021 - present)

My mission is to provide the highest quality care to my patients and teach those to continue that mission moving forward.
— Andrew J. Russ

Where I See Patients

University Colon & Rectal Surgery

1934 Alcoa HighwayKnoxville, TN 37920

Phone: 865-305-5335

Fax: 865-305-8840

Directions
University Colon & Rectal Surgery

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My Ratings & Reviews

overall experience

95 ratings

4.9

  • Provider showed concern

    4.9

  • Provider explained things clearly

    4.9

  • Provider included you in decisions

    4.9

  • Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9