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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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  • 92 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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    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

Programs and Clinics


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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

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
*Dr. Russell is very kind and caring but waited too long for x-ray reading/test results - not within the time stated & had to follow up myself.
December 9, 2022
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*Dr. Russell is amazing and always take time to answer all our questions.
October 13, 2022
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*Dr. Russell is an extremely knowledgeable physician. His bedside manner is engaging and outstanding in my opinion.
September 8, 2022
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Loved *Dr. Russell, he listened to all my concerns & explained everything well.
September 6, 2022
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August 29, 2022
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In the horrible state of medical care in the US doctor Russell is an amazing and caring doctor that stands apart from the rest
July 27, 2022
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Dr. Russell was AMAZING, my son loved meeting him.
June 30, 2022
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The doctor seemed very informative. Now no treatment was discussed, yet. He wanted to gather more info before moving forward.
June 9, 2022
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*Dr. Russell is the most knowledgeable professional, kind & perfect dr. for me. Have enjoyed every visit with him for the last 14+ years. THE BEST!
April 29, 2022
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