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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address ACC 300 Zip 0000
Phone  (205) 638-9688
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Undergraduate  Washington and Lee University    1998  Bachelor of Arts 
Medical School  Medical Universtiy of South Carolina    2003  M.D. 
Graduate  Vanderbilt University    2008  Masters in Public Health 
Fellowship  Vanderbilt Universtiy Medical Center    2008  M.D. 
Residency  Vanderbilt University Medical Center    2010  M.D. 
Fellowship  Indiana University Riley Hospital    2012  M.D. 

American Board of Surgery: General Surgery  2011 
American Board of Surgery: Pediatric Surgery  2013 
Advanced Trauma Life Support  2014 
Pediatric Advanced Life Support   2014 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Pediatric Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Robert T. Russell, M.D., M.P.H., joined the faculty of UAB's Department of Surgery at Children's of Alabama in 2012, after completing his Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Indiana University, Riley Hospital. He serves on several administrative committees at Children's Hospital including the Quality Improvement Council. His clinical and research interests involve general pediatric surgery, especially pediatric trauma and care for the critically ill child. His area of knowledge and expertise also includes; liver transplantation, hepato-pancrea-biliary surgeries, extraction of esophageal foriegn bodies in children, esophageal replacement.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academey of Pediatrics     
American College of Surgeons     
American Pediatric Surgical Association     
Association for Academic Surgery     
International Pediatric Endosurgical Group     
Pediatric Trauma Society     
Southeastern Surgical Congress     

Research/Clinical Interest
Characterizing Acute Traumatic Coagulaopathy after Sever Pediatric Trauma
Neonatal surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery