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Robert T. Russell, MD, MPH

Robert T. Russell, MD, MPH

Pediatric General Surgery
Director of Trauma

Office Locations

Associate Professor of Surgery


  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina
  • Fellowship: Indiana University Medical Center
  • Internship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • UnderGraduate: Washington and Lee University
  • Graduate: Vanderbilt University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (1970)
  • American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Surgery (1970)

Honors and Awards

John W. Kirklin Research and Education Fellowship Award, , Kaul Pediatric Research Institute Award, Kaul Pediatric Research Institute Quality/Safety Award,C. James Carrico, MD. ACS Faculty Development Grant

Special Interests

Dr. Russell is an Assistant Professor of Surgery Patient Care Emphasis: Neonatal surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery Research interests: Clinical outcomes and quality improvement in pediatric surgery.


Trauma, Outcomes Research in Pediatric Surgery, Coagulopathy following Trauma

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American College of Surgeons; Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Pediatric Surgical Association, Association of Academic Surgery