Meet Dr. Joseph Russell

Dr. Joseph RussellDr. Joseph Russell is a native Charlestonian who is privileged to practice in his hometown. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Charleston Southern University, where he was honored as both the Outstanding Biology Graduate and Outstanding Chemistry Graduate. He then attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, during which time he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree Summa Cum Laude and was the top graduate in his class. He was additionally presented with the Dean’s Award at graduation for his exemplary performance during the entire course of his medical training. From there, Dr. Russell continued his training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas with a five-year Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery residency.

Continuing his pursuit of excellence, each year of residency he obtained the highest possible score on the standardized national exams that tested depth of knowledge in all areas of the specialty. Following residency, Dr. Russell completed his training in New York City with one of the most prestigious fellowships in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under Dr. Andrew Jacono, a world-renowned innovator in face, neck, eyelid, brow, and nasal surgery. Dr. Russell dedicated each day of the fellowship to learning and mastering Dr. Jacono’s techniques, and is delighted to now provide these state-of-the-art procedures in Charleston.

Dr. Russell is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, general otolaryngology, pediatric otolaryngology, and otology.  His practice focuses on deep-plane facelifts, brow lifts, neck lifts, blepharoplasty, closed and open rhinoplasty, laser skin resurfacing, nasal reconstruction, Mohs reconstruction, and otoplasty.

Facelift Before & After
Facelift Before & After Photos

Dr. Russell and Ruby, his wife, have two boys, and are enjoying the daily adventures their children bring to their lives. Whenever possible, the family enjoys trips to Middleton Place, Magnolia Gardens, the South Carolina Aquarium, Charlestown Landing, and, of course, the beach.

Open Rhinoplasty Before & After
Open Rhinoplasty Before & After Photos