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Meet Dr. Russo
Dr. Anthony Russo grew up in Staten Island, NY, where he earned a coveted position in the Wagner College/New York University College of Dentistry program allowing him to graduate with combined BS/DDS degrees in 7 years. While there he was elected to Tri Beta Biological Honor Society as well as Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society. He was also a Peer Leader, aiding in transitioning all incoming freshman to their new environment. During his stay he was a writing intensive and calculus tutor. Dr. Russo graduated cum laude from Wagner College in 2002.
Dr. Russo attended NYU College of Dentistry from 2001 – 2005. At the orientation he met his partner, Dr. Adam Shoukry, and South Nassau Dental Arts PC had it’s beginnings. The two doctors spent time studying, working out together and socializing. Their similar personalities and ideals have made them lifelong friends and partners. Upon graduating Dr. Anthony Russo received his NY State Dental Licenses through successful completion of the North East Regional Board.
After graduating NYU, Dr. Russo attended a one year General Practice Residency at one of the country’s most prestigious hospitals, Hackensack University Medical Center. There he became proficient in all aspects of general and hospital based dentistry. In the hospital setting, focus was placed on treating medically compromised patients, dental and medical emergencies, as well as advanced prosthodontic rehabilitation. He uses this knowledge and experience in his daily treatment planning for his patients.
Dr. Russo stays abreast of all the latest innovations in dentistry by regularly attending continuing education courses, especially implant, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, NY State Dental Association and The Second District Dental Society. He also maintains an active dental license in New Jersey, where he lives with his wife Angela, who is also a dentist, and his precious papillon, Belle. Outside the office Dr. Russo enjoys weight training, playing basketball and cooking.
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