Dr. Russell Wesley Steele , MD

Infectious Disease

Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway
1514 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121

Overview

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, 26 book chapters, and recently published his 9th book on pediatric infectious diseases. He has been a member of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book) of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is on the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA. He is on the editorial board of 13 medical journals and is editor of 3 peer reviewed journals: Clinical Pediatrics, Infections in Medicine, and Pediatric Infections Forum.

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Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO/POS
  • BCBS LA HMO LA HMO/POS MRF
  • BCBS LA Preferred Care PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Steele's Office Information

Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway
1514 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121

Fax: (504) 484-2431
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

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Doctor Steele's Other Office Information

Fax:
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Ochsner Health Center Children Pediatric Covington
71211 Highway 21 Ste B
Covington, LA 70433

Fax:
Website:ochsner.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:( ,5) 504-8420
Website:ochsner.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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Tulane University Dermatology
71211 Highway 21 Ste B
Covington, LA 70433

Fax:(985) 589-8056
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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