UT Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists
848 Adams Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103

Russell Chesney

Le Bonheur Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Phone Number: (901) 866-8822
Fax Number: (901) 287-4587
Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board Pediatric Nephrology

Medical School:

University of Rochester


The Johns Hopkins University - Pediatrics


The Johns Hopkins University - Pediatrics | Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, Canada - Nephrology


Montreal Children's Hospital, Canada - Biochemical Genetics | Atomic Energy Commission Fellowship, University of Rochester -Radiation Biology | American Cancer Society Fellowship Myerstein Institute of Radiotherapy, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, University of London, England

Awards and Honors:

Recognized in Best Doctors in America; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; Bristol Laboratories Award for Syndrome Identification, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Outstanding Clinical Teacher Award, Pediatric Housestaff, University of Wisconsin, Madison; E. Mead Johnson Award for Pediatric Research; Mitchell E. Rubin Award in Pediatric Nephrology, New York Children's Hospital; Founders Award, Lifetime Achievement in Pediatric Research, Southern Society for Pediatric Research; Good Samaritan Award, Memphis Health Care News; Nutrition Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition; Alumni Public Service Award, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Joseph W. St. Geme Leadership Award; Memphis Business Journal, Fifth Annual Health Care Heroes Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award