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USC Breast Center

Christy A. Russell, MD Faculty and Staff

Christy A. Russell, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of USC Norris Breast Center

Practicing Locations:

  • Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

Background:

Christy Russell, MD, is associate professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Director of the USC Norris Breast Center and chief of medicine at USC Norris Cancer Hospital. She is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and. As a board certified physician in both internal medicine and medical oncology, Russell has served as chief of staff and as a member of the Norris Leadership Council.

She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and trained as a fellow in medical oncology and hematology at LAC+USC Medical Center. Russell lectures nationally and internationally and has authored numerous publications on breast and testicular cancer. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the Wellness Community in Pasadena and a board member of the American Cancer Society.

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Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, BS, 1976
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1980

Residencies:

  • Good Samaritan Medical Center and Phoenix Veteran's Hospital (Internal Medicine), Phoenix, AZ, July 1980 - June 1983

Fellowships:

  • LAC+USC Medical Center (Hematology/Medical Oncology), Los Angeles, CA, July 1983 - June 1986

Professional society memberships:

  • American Cancer Society, Los Angeles County Regional Council, 1996 - 2001, 2003 - Present
  • Southern California Academy of Clinical Oncology, 1996 - Present
  • American Cancer Society, San Gabriel Valley Division, 1996 - Present
  • American Cancer Society, California Division, Breast Health Committee, 1998 - 2001
  • American Cancer Society, California Division, 1998 - Present
  • American Cancer Society, California Division, Breast Initiative Team, 1999 - 2001
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Breast Disease
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

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Email: BreastSurgery@med.usc.edu

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University of Southern California
Section of Surgical Oncology

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Los Angeles, CA 90033

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