Our physicians are so important to us as they help to provide our patients with the highest level of care possible.
Meet our PHYSICIANS
Dr. David Russell
Dr. Russell’s career started early when he made all A’s in first grade (LOL). He then went on to letter in 4 sports in high school, receiving an Honorable Mention in All-Conference Football, and was elected Student Body President. At age 17 he started at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 4 years with two degrees, an AB in Zoology and Psychology. He volunteered and manned the phones at one of the first crisis centers in the nation, handling calls from those in emotional distress including suicide. He then spent 2 years working at North Carolina Memorial Hospital, working in the Department of Endocrinology as a Research and Lab Assistant. During this time he aslo became an Emergency Medical Technician, doing volunteer work for the Orange County Rescue Squad. He then entered medical school at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, did research work while there, and graduated in 4 years, then attending the Medical College of Georgia for his internship in Flexible Medicine. During this time he diagnosed one of only 3 Insulinomas ever found at MCG. He did various rounds of Ophthalmology, Radiology, Surgery, and Internal Medicine. After his Internship he practiced in several emergency rooms in North Carolina for 2 years to work off school loans then attended Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston Massachusets for residency work. He went onto become the Medical Director for the South Dennis Urgent Care in South Dennis Massachusetts, but after awhile his longing for his home state took over and he returned to North Carolina to help build and operate several original urgent cares. He worked as an Urgent Care Physician for 25 years in a very busy Urgent Care, and became board certified by the American Board of Urgent Care Medicine. He has somewhere north of 300,000 patient contact visits over his lifetime having gained a vast knowledge of general medicine. Through this time he has also become a full member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis having done hypnosis for over 30 years, and received his divinity degree from the Alliance of Divine Love in 2015. He learned the art of medical acupuncture in 1992, became a member of the American Academy of Medical Accupuncture, has become a qualified practitioner of Brainspotting, a unique psychological technique to help break up and eliminate the effects of past trauma, and has studied the eastern art of Pranic Healing, becoming a qualified practitioner. His mission the past 4 years has been to bring help and healing to those suffering from opioid dependency while continuing pursuit of his other skills as able. He is the current owner and President of Carolina Energetics PC.