Dr. Russell Adams

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Dr. Russell Adams is a certified specialist in sports and family medicine. A native of Pittsburgh, he attended Muhlenberg College and received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy. He completed his residency program at The Medical Center at Beaver and his Fellowship at The Ohio State University.

He started his career in the United States Air National Guard Deployment as a flight surgeon. Prior to joining Allegheny Medical, he worked at various sports medicine facilities, including Garden State Orthopedics Associates, Steel Valley Emergency Physicians, and Montour Family Healthcare. In addition to his title as medical doctor, he was also honored with a title as Lieutenant Colonel of the US Air Force.

He is trained to diagnose and treat sports-related issues and treat medical problems such as allergies, burns, strains, sprains, and many more. Dr. Adams will see patients of all levels of sporting or athletic abilities, as well as non-athlete patients. Dr. Russell Adams is available for consultation at his Pennsylvania clinic, as well as virtually to citizens of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New Jersey.

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Education & Training


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO - Medicine, 1997 - 2001
Muhlenberg College, BS - Biochemistry, 1993 - 1997


Fellowship - Sports Medicine, The Ohio State University, 2004 - 2005
Residency - Family Medicine, The Medical Center, Beaver, 2001 - 2004

Certifications & Affiliations

Board Certifications

Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Practice, 2005
Family Practice, American Board of Family Practice, 2004

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Member, American Academy of Family Physicians

Awards &


Air Medal, US Air Force, 2008
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1993
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