Russell C. Linton, M.D.


B.S. 1980, Mississippi State University

Medical School:

M.D. 1984, University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Post Graduate Education


University of Tennessee, Center for Health Science Surgery 1984-1985


University of Tennessee, Center for Health Science General Surgery 1985-1986

Campbell Foundation Orthopaedic Surgery 1986-1989


University of Florida, Dept. of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Fellowship 1989-1990

Board Certification:

Part I July 1989

Part II July 1992

Board Certification AAOS July 27, 1992

Recertification March 2002 and 2011

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Katherine Danielle Strait

Children: Lily, Lola, Llayna

Sports Medicine:

Southeastern Conference Team Physician of the Year 2009

Assisted Team Physician for Florida Gators, Miami Dolphins as Sports Medicine


Assisted Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears with Orthopaedic

Physicals at NFL

Combine for over 20 years

Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Mississippi State University 1990-present

Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for National Champions: East Mississippi Community

College Lions

Sport Medicine Director for all of the local high schools

Provided Sports Medicine care for Mississippi University for Women Athletes

Memberships, Etc.:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Mississippi Orthopaedic Association

American Medical Association

Mississippi State Medical Association

Alpha Omega Alpha

Prairie Medical Society

Willis C Campbell Club

2017 President of Mississippi Ortopaedic Society 

Served as a speaker/presenter at:

Arthroscopic Association of North America

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Mississippi Orthopaedic Association

SEC Sports Medicine Meeting

Big Sky Sports Medicine Conference

AO Techniques in Surgery

MSU Sports Medicine Conference

Don Joy Trainers Conference

Campbell Clinic Triennial Meeting

Residents Conference University of Florida

Tennessee Orthopaedic Association

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