Chief, Pain Management
Elizabeth Russo-Stringer, MD is a pain physician who has recently joined the Carilion Clinic Pain Department. She and her family have moved to Roanoke, Virginia because of the opportunity to work in Carilion Clinic as well as the exceptional private and public colleges available in Virginia which will open up many opportunities for their daughter.<br/><br/>

Dr. Elizabeth Russo-Stringer is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with Bachelors of Science degrees in Microbiology and Zoology. She received her medical doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans (Charity Hospital) and completed her residency in Anesthesia at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She then completed her fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. After fellowship, Dr. Russo-Stringer was in private practice in Baton Rouge for 9.5 years.<br/><br/>

Dr. Russo-Stringer is impressed by the leadership at Carilion Clinic and excited to be part of the growth of the pain department. She describes it as innovative and forward thinking since it focuses on minimally invasive treatment options as well as medication, nutrition, counselling, and even embraces complementary medicine such as acupuncture.<br/><br/>

She and her family are excited about becoming a part of the Roanoke community.
In Practice Since
Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2008
Procedures Performed
Epidural steroid injections
Cervical and lumbar selective nerve root blocks
Diagnostic medial branch blocks
Therapeutic intraarticular facet injections
Medial branch nerve radiofrequency ablation
Intraarticular shoulder hip, knee, ankle injection
Diagnostic genicular nerve block
Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation
Affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
Specialties
Medical Education
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
Undergraduate Education
Louisiana State University
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Management)
American Board of Anesthesiology
Degree
M.D.
Schools
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans*
Internships
Carraway Methodist Medical Center
Residencies
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowships
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interests
Back pain
Neck pain
Myofascial pain
Joint and arthritis pain
Post-surgical pain
Nerve injuries
Radiculopathy
Spinal stenosis
Failed back surgery syndrome
Given Name
Elizabeth A.
Surname
Russo-Stringer
Gender
Female
Accepts Children
false
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts Mychart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
false
Average Rating
4.7
Rating Count
62
Accepts Children
false
Accepts New Clients
true
Accepts MyChart Appointments
true
Accepts New Appointments
false
Should Be Deleted
no
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Explained Clearly
Explained Clearly Rating
4.8
Listened Carefully Slug
Listened Carefully
Listened Carefully Rating
4.7
Easy Instructions Slug
Easy Instructions
Easy Instructions Rating
4.8
Knew History Slug
Knew Medical History
Knew History Rating
4.7
Showed Respect Slug
Showed Respect
Showed Respect Rating
4.7
Spent Enough Time Slug
Spent Enough Time
Spent Enough Time Rating
4.6