Date:July 20, 2012

Heidi Russell, MD, PhD

Heidi Russell, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Heidi Russell
6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1510
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-4242
Fax: 832-825-1503



About Dr. Heidi Russell

Dr. Heidi Russell’s area of research is the healthcare costs of childhood cancer. Her studies aim to identify areas of treatment that could be more efficient while providing the best care for children. Some of her work includes directly comparing costs of different treatments. Other ongoing projects focus on the care children receive in hospitals and how this care has changed over time.

Dr. Heidi Russell is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed her internship, residency, and fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine. She is a board certified physician-specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology. Dr. Russell graduated from the University of Texas, School of Public Health, where she received her Doctorate of Philosophy.


M.D., University of Alabama School of Medicine
Internship, Residency and Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Ph.D., University of Texas, School of Public Health

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Special Interests

Solid Tumors

Research Interests

Healthcare resources for children
Comparative effectiveness of treatments for childhood cancer
Decision making by healthcare providers