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

Stitching and registering highly multiplexed whole-slide images of tissues and tumors using ASHLAR.
(2022 Sep 30)
Bioinformatics 38(19): 4613-4621
Muhlich JL, Chen YA, Yapp C, Russell D, Santagata S, Sorger PK

Safeguarding in Church: Children and Young People's Perceptions of Safety in Religious and Other Faith-Based Settings.
(2023 Feb)
J Interpers Violence 38(3-4): 4459-4485
Russell DH, Stewart J, Higgins DJ

Prevalence of Mental Health Problems in Transgender Children Aged 9 to 10 Years in the US, 2018.
(2022 Jul 1)
JAMA Netw Open 5(7): e2223389
Russell DH, Hoq M, Coghill D, Pang KC

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

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