Dr. LaRussa is a Board Certified Psychiatrist, specializing in geriatric and adult psychiatry. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama- Birmingham School of Medicine- from 1983 to 1987. His residency and a year of chief residency were completed at the same institution in the Department of Psychiatry, from 1987 to 1991. Dr. LaRussa subsequently serviced as Assistant Professor in the UAB Psychiatry Department.
Since leaving academic medicine, Dr. LaRussa has worked in a variety of roles, both int he public and private sector. Dr. LaRussa joined Alabama Psychiatry in September, 2016. He is experience in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry and works primarily in our Alabaster location.