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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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  • 39 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


  • 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.
We always recommend Vanderbilt
May 10, 2023
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We love Dr. Russell as he treats us like we are his one and only patient. He is so smart and good at explaining things. We absolutely trust his treatment plan and evaluations. We have seen him now for 8 years and feel like we are the luckiest family to be in his care!
April 7, 2023
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*Dr. Russell is the best and I would send everyone to see him.
February 16, 2023
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Dr Russell is wonderful. Would recommend him to anyone.
January 4, 2023
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*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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