Dr. Russell is a native Texan. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Plano West Senior High. Dr. Russell attended undergraduate at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he played on the Division I men’s soccer team. He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. He went on to complete his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.
Dr. Russell completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital in Dallas.