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Dr. Melissa Lucy Larusso, DO
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Dr. Melissa Lucy Larusso, DO

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    Overview

    After working as a registered pharmacist in both hospital and retail pharmacies, Dr. LaRusso chose to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a physician. She continued to work as a pharmacist throughout medical school and graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury in 2007 with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. Dr. LaRusso completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC. Following her residency, Dr. La Russo focused on Rheumatology, a specialty that allowed her to apply her background in pharmacology to the treatment of autoimmune conditions. She completed her Rheumatology fellowship at North Shore-LIJ Health System in Manhasset, NY. In addition she conducted research at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and performed studies focusing on the treatment of Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Following graduation in 2012, Dr. LaRusso accepted a faculty position at Mount Sinai/St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospitals in NYC where she treated complex autoimmune conditions in the inpatient hospital setting. As both a faculty and teaching staff member, Dr. LaRusso was extensively involved in resident physician education, teaching both clinical and pharmacologic medicine. A board certified physician trained in rheumatology, Dr. LaRusso is qualified to treat all rheumatologic conditions, all forms of arthritis, other autoimmune and inflammatory disorders as well as osteoporosis. She also has specialized interests in Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Sjgoren’s Syndrome, Gout, and Fibromyalgia. Dr. Melissa Russo sees patients in Staten Island, NY and Manhattan, NY.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Rheumatologist (Joints & Arthritis Specialist)

    Education & Training

    Beth Israel (Residency)

    North Shore-LIJ (Fellowship)

    Medical Degree - NY COLL OF OSTEO MED NY INST OF TECH

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Rheumatologist (Joints & Arthritis Specialist), like Dr. Melissa Larusso, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Rheumatologist (Joints & Arthritis Specialist), like Dr. Melissa Larusso, may include:

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    Practice

    6 Greenwich Office Park

    Greenwich, CT 06831

    (203) 869-1145

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Melissa Larusso accepting new patients?

    Yes, Melissa Larusso is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Melissa Larusso offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Larusso's office at (203) 869-1145 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Melissa Larusso offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Larusso's office at (203) 869-1145 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Melissa Larusso speak?

    Melissa Larusso speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Melissa Larusso have?

    Melissa Larusso is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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