David Russell, MD, PhD

Director, Clinical Research, Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders; Assistant Clinical Professor

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Division of Molecular Psychiatry

Neurology: Movement Disorders


Dr. Russell is a neurologist specializing in movement disorders, dementias, and other neurodegenerative disorders. He is working full-time within a clinical research institute, devoted entirely to clinical research on diseases with major unmet needs. As a former director of the Yale Movement Disorders Consultation he clinic, he continues to work closely with other area neurologists and researchers to try to help improve the future for people with these diseases. Referrals to the Institute for Negenerative Disorders for potential research participation can be made most efficiently through the patient's treating neurologist or other physician.

Education & Training

MD Cornell University (1991)
PhD Cornell University (1991)
BA Oberlin College, Biology (1982)
Chief Resident, Neurology Yale-New Haven Hospital
Neurology Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Intern Yale-New Haven Hospital

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David Russell, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Institute for Neurodegenerative DisordersTemple Medical Center (60 Temple)
60 Temple Street, Ste 8th floor

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PsychiatryTemple Medical Center
60 Temple St., Suite 8B

New Haven, CT 06510