Dr. Robin O. Russell obtained his M.D. from the University of New Mexico. He would complete his Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship at Harlem Hospital Center in New York. He would go on to serve as a nephrology attending at Lincoln and Misericordia Hospitals, before a lengthy stint as Medical Director of Hemodialysis at Terrance Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center from 1992 to 2010. Since 1990, he had been increasingly active in the Geriatric Medicine Teaching Program at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, now the Wakefield Campus of Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Russell's major interests have been inpatient, outpatient and long-term care geriatric medicine, all in the setting of a large geriatric medicine fellowship program. He continues to have a special interest in renal disease in the geriatric population.