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Bill Russell MD

Director, Ian M. Burr Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics, and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
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  • 89 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Adrenal Disorders
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    Diabetes Mellitus: Type 1, Type 2, MODY, CF-Related, Neonatal
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    Disorders of Sexual Development / Intersex
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    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health
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    Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology
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    Pediatric Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
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    Pituitary Disorders
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    Thyroid Disorders


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  • Doctor of Medicine - Harvard University, 1976
  • Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1977
  • Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1979
  • Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1982
  • Fellowship - University of North Carolina Health Care System, 1984

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics, 1982
  • Pediatric Endocrinology - American Board of Pediatrics, 1983

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Russell is the best!
August 19, 2021
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*Dr. Russell is our son's 4th endo. He will be our last until my son ages out. He has exceeded our expectations.
July 27, 2021
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We love *Dr. Russell. He is the best! He does not see my child often, but remembers him and interacts with him (not every provider does this b/c my child is nonverbal).
April 28, 2021
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Dr. Russel is GREAT!
April 23, 2021
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Dr. Russell spent a lot of time with us and is always super helpful and encouraging.
January 28, 2021
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*Dr. Russell has been an outstanding doctor since I have known him. I have been seeing him for at least 18 years.
January 21, 2021
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*Dr. Russell is my favorite.
January 20, 2021
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We are so grateful for *Dr. Russell - he is very dedicated to his patients.
December 28, 2020
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*Dr. Russell, William provides exemplary service and care for my son. Communication and sincerity are true qualities of *Dr. Russell.
November 30, 2020
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