Russell Carlson

My passion and enthusiasm for podiatry emerged from my interest in both sports medicine and in my own personal experiences with close family members that have endured diabetic foot complications.

Areas of Expertise:

Foot Injuries & Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Foot Fractures
Diabetic Foot
Flatfoot Deformity
Custom Orthotics

Physician Team:

Billie F., LPN, Patient Coordinator
Niki C., Medical Scribe

Clinic Location:

Moline, Illinois



Monmouth, Illinois

Undergraduate Studies

Drake University, Bachelor of Science in Biology (Pre-Medicine), Minor in Chemistry

Medical School

Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine


Loyola University Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital


Foot & Ankle

Professional Memberships:

Board Certified, Foot and Reconstructive / Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
American Podiatric Medical Association
Illinois Podiatric Medical Assocation
American Board of Podiatric Surgery
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations:

Quad City Ambulatory Surgery Center
UnityPoint Health – Trinity Medical Center
Genesis Illini Hospital

Personal Interests:

I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, cooking, and playing golf.

Patient Testimonials

“The care and concern provided was excellent and very much appreciated. It was handled quickly, efficiently, and professionally – Thank you.”
– Nanette A.

“Dr. Carlson was very caring about helping me treat my foot problem. I would definitely recommend him to others.”
– Sherry L.

“He was able to help when others were not.”
– Chris K.