Sudha A. Russell, MD, FAAP

Dr. Russell is a board certified Pediatrician who received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA in 1979. She completed her residency program in general Pediatrics from the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA, where she was a chief resident. Dr. Russell also completed several fellowship programs after her residency program, including studies in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  

Dr. Russell had several academic appointments, including an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. She is also involved in several community lectures and workshops, community services activities, and has committee appointments. Her major areas of research interest include asthma and respiratory diseases, risk management in the clinical setting, and cost efficiency in the ED/Urgent Care setting. She actively served in the United States Air Force as a Lt Colonel. Dr. Russell’s main goal as an active faculty is to optimize her availability to the  residents and the Medical students with:

-Having the residents rotating with her for a month for their Peds outpatient rotation since 2015.

-New rotation for the contracted medical students since July – they spend 4 weeks with me at ACHC for all the shifts that she works.

-She gives lectures during the didactic sessions at ENCHC on certain Wednesdays about 6 times a year since 2015.

-She loves proctoring the residents during the procedures that they do at ENCHC under her supervision – e.g. Tongue tie release,  etc.

-Providing the 2 Pediatric lectures for the core curriculum for the Medical students.