Susan Russell, MD

Susan Russell, MD
Title: Pulmonologist
Education: University of Alabama, Northwestern University
Expertise: Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine
  • Board-certified pulmonologist
  • Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Northwestern Medicine
  • Medical Director of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Inpatient Pulmonary Unit


Susan Russell, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and the Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Northwestern Medicine. She is also the Medical Director for Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Inpatient Pulmonary Unit. Dr, Russell is the Associate Director for Northwestern Medicine’s Sarcoidosis program on the outpatient side. She works actively on many quality committees and with students as an associate professor at Northwestern University.


Dr. Russell received a bachelor’s degree and medical degree from the University of Alabama summa cum laude and as an Alumni Honors Scholar. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the McGaw Medical Center for Northwestern University.

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