Dr. Russell Steele, MD

Dr. Russell Steele, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
75 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Russell Steele, MD is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 51 years. He specializes in pediatric infectious disease medicine.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1315 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Dr. Steele's Experience

Dr. Steele's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Steele's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Steele "Dr. Steele graduated with honors from Tulane University School of Medicine in their 6 year combined undergraduate/MD program. He is a member of the AOA Honor Medical Society. Following a rotating internship at Walter Reed General Hospital and pediatric residency at USA Tripler General Hospital, he completed a fellowship in both infectious diseases and immunology at Georgetown University Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health. Before coming to Ochsner in 2005 he was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas in San Antonio, Professor of Pediatrics with tenure at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Professor of Pediatrics with tenure at LSU Medical School. Awards include the Ogden Bruton Research Award, 14 Teacher of the Year and 4 Golden Apple awards, and most recently a Lifetime Contribution to Education Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been named one of "Americas Top Pediatricians" and "Top Doctors in New Orleans" repeatedly. He has published over 300 journal articles"
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tripler Army Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine/National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steele has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Steele's Reviews

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Dr. Steele's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Scheduling

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  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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