Faculty - Melissa Russo, MD, FACOG

Melissa L. Russo, MD, FACOG is a maternal-fetal medicine and clinical genetics specialist. A magna cum laude graduate of Colgate University, Dr. Russo earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine and clinical genetics at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Russo is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, maternal-fetal medicine, and genetics. Prior to joining Women & Infants, she was at Texas Children’s/Baylor University in Houston, TX, where she was an assistant professor of maternal-fetal medicine and human and molecular genetics. Her research interests include prenatal genetics, reproductive and pregnancy outcomes in women with connective tissue disorders such as Marfan syndrome and Loeys-Dietz syndrome and the management of pregnancy in women with maternal genetic conditions.


Colgate University

Medical School:
University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

Private practice

Quotes from our Students

“Good content. I like that we are taught a system to answer questions (3Ps for inheritance pattern).” – AE

“Excellent coverage of very confusing / complex topics. Hands down, the best genetic coverage I have heard compared to prior board exam courses and I can't even describe how much better the genetics lectures were here." - HD

“The ABC course was comprehensive and the course content was on target with the content on the exam. The course instructors are leaders in their field and were interactive and engaging.” – LM

"Excellent review of how to read a pedigree, info across all lectures was summarized efficiently, I feel like everything was pertinent. I appreciated her time management” - JD