Douglas Russell, MD

Dr. Russell professional interests include preventative psychiatry, integrated/collaborative care, ADHD, 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 – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Partnership Access Line – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Training Clinic

Recent Publications

A Second-Opinion Program for the Care of Youths Prescribed Five or More Psychotropics in Washington State.
(2020 Sep 3)
Psychiatr Serv
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

Safeguarding Capabilities in Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: Exploratory Factor Analysis of a Scale Measuring Safeguarding Capabilities in Youth-Serving Organizations Workers.
(2020 May)
Child Maltreat 25(2): 233-242
Russell D, Higgins D

A Maximum Dose for Methylphenidate-How Much Is Too Much?
(2019 Jul 1)
JAMA Pediatr 173(7): 621-622
Russell D, Weiss M, Stein MA

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