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Marcia McGory Russell, M.D.
Marcia McGory Russell, M.D.


Colon and Rectal Surgery

General Information:



Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Member, JCCC Patients and Survivors Program Area


Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 2011
General Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2010
Medical Degree:
New York Medical College, 2002


Board Certification(s):
General Surgery, 2011
Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2012

Contact Information:

(310) 478-3711

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Colorectal cancer

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Marcia McGory Russell's main research interest is studying and improving quality of care, quality of life, and outcomes for surgical disorders, specifically colorectal cancer.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Aranda MA, McGory M, Sekeris E, Maggard M, Ko C, Zingmond DS. Do racial/ethnic disparities exist in the utilization of high-volume surgeons for women with ovarian cancer? Gynecol Oncol. 2008 Nov;111(2):166-72. Epub 2008 Oct 1

Leonardi MJ, McGory ML, Ko CY. Quality of care issues in colorectal cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Nov 15;13(22 Pt 2):6897s-902s.

McGory ML, Zingmond DS, Sekeris E, Ko CY. The significance of inadvertent splenectomy during colorectal cancer resection. Arch Surg. 2007 Jul;142(7):668-74.

McGory ML. Quality indicators for the care of colorectal cancer in vulnerable elders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct;55 Suppl 2:S277-84.

McGory ML, Zingmond DS, Sekeris E, Bastani R, Ko CY. A patient's race/ethnicity does not explain the underuse of appropriate adjuvant therapy in colorectal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Mar;49(3):319-29.