Russell Carlson

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 Locations:

Geneseo, Illinois
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

“I had excellent care and the results of my surgery have been incredible!   I expected improvement, but it has been amazing to see such awesome results almost from Day 1! THANK YOU!!”
– Kathryn J.

“Amazing surgeon; cut the recovery time in half, compared to my first Achilles tendon tear!” – Michael B.

“I’ve had excellent service and attention from Dr. Russell Carlson and the supportive staff!  I dread going to medical appointments, however, when I go to see Dr. Russell Carlson, I look forward to seeing him and the staff because they show me unconditional positive regard.” – Edmundo C.