Russell Lemmon, DO, completed his medical training at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and the MacNeal Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Illinois. Following residency he served as a family physician in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. While on active duty he was the medical director for the family medicine department and was deployed as a physician with the Special Forces in Iraq. Dr. Lemmon completed training in medical acupuncture while in the Air Force and used this modality to treat military personnel in both the United States and Iraq. After four years on active duty, he spent three years in private practice before joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
In addition to working with family medicine residents, he maintains an active practice in family medicine, osteopathic manipulation and acupuncture. Dr. Lemmon is also pursuing additional training in integrative medicine through the University of Wisconsin-Madison Academic Integrative Medicine Fellowship program.