Danielle Russell, MD




Medical School:

University of South Carolina School of Medicine


Eastern Virginia Medical School


Dr. Russell is a Carolinian at heart but came to Norfolk for her pediatrics residency. She is now honored to join the hospitalist division as an attending physician and associate professor with EVMS.

Dr. Russell appreciates CHKD for being a community-centered hospital that provides excellent patient care. The hospital also provides opportunity for education and research at the resident and medical student level.

Clinical Interests:

  • Children with medical complexity
  • Pain and palliative care
  • Resident and Medical Student Education


  • Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety – safe patient handoff
  • Physician and Healthcare Provider Resilience

Honors and Awards:

  • Ambulatory Pediatric Clinic Award for CHKD Pediatric Residency (2022)
  • Sir William Osler Teaching Award for Outstanding Resident (2021)
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year PL-2 for CHKD Pediatric Residency (2021)
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year PL-1 for CHKD Pediatric Residency (2020)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Member, Induction (2018)

Community Involvement and Memberships:

AAP Fellow Member

Contact Info:



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518



Children's Specialty Group

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