Pamela Russell, MD

Pamela Russell, MD, is the program director of the Neonatology Physician Assistant Residency Program and an attending neonatologist with the Division of Neonatology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Neonatal ethics, Neonatal follow-up
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    Pam Russell, MD, is an attending neonatologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and clinical assistant professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

    After receiving her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1981, she completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowship in neonatology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

    She began her career as a community neonatologist in 1987 developing a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, PA and served as its medical director and director of Neonatal Follow-up until 1997.

    In 1997 she became medical director of the Intensive Care Nursery and Neonatal Services at The CHOP Satellite at Chester County Hospital in West Chester while guest attending in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In 2012, Dr. Russell moved full-time to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she provides clinical service in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, she is the Medical Director for the front line clinicians and the Physician Assistant Neonatal Residency program. Dr. Russell's special interest is in the ethical considerations of intensive care medicine and she lectures on this topic to residents, medical students, professional conferences and in the community.

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Program Director, Neonatology Physician Assistant Residency Program

    Attending Neonatologist

  • Centers and Programs