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Berkeley Heights, NJ, February 14, 2022 – Summit Health today announced the addition of board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB/GYN) specialist Dr. Donato S. Russo.

Dr. Russo has over twenty-five years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology. OB/GYN is his passion, and he has delivered over 4,000 babies in Union County over his professional career. He is steadfast in providing exceptional care and has helped empower his growth as a leading OB/GYN physician in Union County. Dr. Russo is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).

Dr. Russo was raised in Orange, New Jersey and received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, Illinois. He then relocated back to New Jersey with his wife and children to complete his residency training at Saint Barnabas in Livingston, where he became a Chief Resident. During his residency, his main focus was on research in infertility associated with high-risk pregnancy. He later became an attending physician at Saint Barnabas, where he was responsible for teaching resident physicians, medical students, and nurses. Dr. Russo will also be joined by Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Oladayo T. Pratt.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Russo and Ms. Pratt to our Obstetrics and Gynecology practice,” said Jack Cappitelli, MD, Chief Medical Officer, New Jersey Region. “Dr. Russo’s dedication to providing OB/GYN health care for patients with a superior level of care in a friendly environment, closely aligns with Summit Health’s mission of a physician-driven, patient-centric network committed to simplifying the complexities of health care bringing a more connected kind of care.”

“My mantra is to always provide the highest level of patient satisfaction through exceptional patient care, and patient education,” said Dr. Russo. “We strongly believe in and support Summit Health’s core patient-centric values and are pleased to provide our distinguished patient care to an even broader group of people.”

Dr. Russo will continue to see his previous patients of whom he has made lasting relationships with, as well as expanding care to the Summit Health network. Dr. Russo’s office is located at 1896 Morris Avenue in Union, New Jersey.


About Summit Health 

Summit Health is a physician-driven, patient-centric network committed to simplifying the complexities of health care and bringing a more connected kind of care.  Formed by the 2019 merger between Summit Medical Group, one of the nation's premier independent physician-governed multispecialty medical groups, and CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metro area, Summit Health delivers a more intuitive, comprehensive, and responsive care experience for every stage of life and health condition through high-quality primary, specialty, and urgent care. Summit Health has more than 2,500 providers, 12,000 employees, and over 340 locations in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Central Oregon. For more information, please visit