Christina Russell

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Russell was born and raised in North Carolina, where much of her family still lives. She completed a double major at Oberlin College in Chemistry and Religion, with a focus on Ethics. After college she returned to North Carolina to complete medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, and joined the department of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2013. She works as a Pediatric Hospitalist at the M Health Fairview Masonic Children's Hospital and at Maple Grove Hospital, where she is the currently the vice-chair of the Pediatric Department for the year 2016. Dr. Russell's clinical and academic interests include well nursery, surgical co-management, and quality improvement.


MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics



Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-301
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Contact

Cathy Centola
Administrative Phone: 612-625-6678
Administrative Email:
Administrative Fax Number: 612-626-1144