Douglas Russell, MD

Dr. Russell’s professional interests include ADHD, integrated/collaborative care, prevention and complementary/integrative approaches to child and adolescent mental health. He takes a holistic approach to psychiatric well-being that extends beyond medications and psychotherapy to include other evidence-based practices shown to improve brain health including regular exercise, time in nature, supportive social interactions, mind-body activities, good nutrition and sleep hygiene.


Medical school: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Residency: Psychiatry, UCLA Semel, Los Angeles
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA Semel, Los Angeles

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

Program for Enhancement of Attention Regulation and Learning Clinic (PEARL)- Seattle Children’s Hospital
Partnership Access Line (PAL) – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Child and Adolescent Training Clinic

Recent Publications

Vulnerable yet forgotten? A systematic review identifying the lack of evidence for effective suicide interventions for young people in contact with child protection systems.
Am J Orthopsychiatry 91(5): 647-659
Russell DH, Trew S, Higgins DJ

A Second-Opinion Program for the Care of Youths Prescribed Five or More Psychotropics in Washington State.
(2021 Mar 1)
Psychiatr Serv 72(3): 362-365
Barclay RP, Dillon-Naftolin E, Russell D, Hilt RJ

Knowledge Gained in Journal Club.
(2020 Oct)
Acad Psychiatry 44(5): 644-645
Simmons S, Russell D

Seizure risk, methylphenidate, and ADHD: reassuring news.
(2020 Jun)
Lancet Child Adolesc Health 4(6): 409-410
Russell D, Stein MA

Minerva: a light-weight, narrative image browser for multiplexed tissue images.
J Open Source Softw 5(54):
Hoffer J, Rashid R, Muhlich JL, Chen YA, Russell DPW, Ruokonen J, Krueger R, Pfister H, Santagata S, Sorger PK

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