Mark William W Russell MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Specialties: 
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics
Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Cardiology, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Muscular Dystrophy, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Echocardiography

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Locations

U of M Pediatric Cardiology

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
1540 E. Hospital Dr., Level 11
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-764-5176

U of M Pediatric Cardiology

CS Mott Children's Hospital Floor 11 Room 661
1540 E Hospital Dr SPC 5204
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-764-5176
Fax:
734-936-9470

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Duke University, 1989

Residency

  • Harriet Lane Pediatric Service, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics, MD, 1992

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1995

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Research

His clinical research interests include the effect of genetic factors on post-operative outcomes after congenital heart surgery in infancy and improved treatment of protein-losing enteropathy and other complications of single ventricle heart defects. His basic research interest is in promoting the differentiation of stem cells into mature cardiac myocytes that can be used to help repair damaged heart muscle. 
 

Biography

Mark W.Russell, M.D. is a board certified Pediatric Cardiologist with a busy clinical practice and research program. Dr. Russell provides the Pediatric Cardiology services for the Hypertrophic Cardiomypathy Program and the Multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Clinic. He directs clinical research studies examining the effect of genetic factors on post-operative outcomes and is the site principal investigator for a multicenter, clinical trial evaluating a new potential treatment for protein-losing enteropathy. He is the director of a biorepository for a multicenter clinical trial sponsored by the Pediatric Heart Network and is a member of the Heart Network's panel that oversees the acquisition and study of biologic samples from patients with congenital heart defects. In addition, he directs a busy laboratory that examines the effects of the extracellular environment on the differentiation of immature cells into cardiac myocytes.