Department Cerebrovascular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Stroke Epidemiology
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Treatment
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Thrombolytic Therapy For Arterial Disease
  • Thrombolytic Therapy For Venous Disease
  • Vascular Imaging
  • Vascular Tests
  • Vascular Ultrasound
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Acute Stroke
  • Arterial Dissection
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Carotid Dissection
  • Cavernoma
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • Cerebral Vasculitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Moya Moya Disease
  • Secondary Stroke Prevention
  • Spinal AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
  • Spinal Dural Fistula
  • Spinal Vascular Disorders
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Stroke
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome
  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Malformations
  • Vertebral Dissection
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
View all 38 Specialties +
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Biography

About Andrew Russman, DO

Dr. Russman is Head of the Stroke Program and Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Russman focuses his practice on all aspects of stroke prevention, treatment, and the management of complex cerebrovascular disorders.

Dr. Russman received his osteopathic medical degree from Michigan State University in 2001. He completed his residency training in Neurology in 2005, and fellowship in Vascular Neurology at the Cleveland Clinic in 2006.  Following several years of clinical practice at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Dr. Russman returned to the staff of the Cleveland Clinic in 2012.

Dr. Russman is the Medical Director for the Cleveland Clinic Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, which delivers an expert team to care for stroke patients at their doorstep throughout the Greater Cleveland area.

Dr. Russman is the author of several peer reviewed publications and chapters on acute stroke management and stroke recovery.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA
2006

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA
2005

Internship - Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI USA
2002

Medical School - Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
D.O.
East Lansing, MI USA
2001

Graduate - Boston University School of Medicine
M.A.
Boston, MA USA
1994

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
B.A.
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1991

Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neurology - Brain Injury Medicine
  • Neurology - Vascular Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/10/2017, Dr. Russman has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

56 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

4 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2017

I had several issues that I wanted to follow up on, and Dr. Russman dealt with each issue professionally and gave me very useful feedback on how to proceed.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2017

The overall care in ICU & the neuro step down unit was excellent.

Reviewed on May 31, 2017

Dr. Russman is an excellent care provider. The best I've ever had!!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2017

My care was excellent.

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