Concordia Experience

Community Health Clinic staff

Patricia L, Russell, M.D., M.R.O.

Dr. Russell was recruited in 2011 to join the Occupational Health and Immediate Care program to serve as Medical Director and attending physician for our River Forest and Westlake programs.  Prior to joining our staff, Dr. Russell served as an Occupational Medicine staff physician for Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne. Illinois.  She is a Certified Medical Review Officer.  Dr. Russell graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A degree with Honors in Occupational Therapy; she completed her Doctor of Medicine degree from The Chicago Medical School and her intern and residency training at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine.  Dr. Russell is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She has special interest in Wellness and Preventive Medicine and is leading our initiative in the adoption of evidence based standards of care for the injured worker as well as immediate care for our communities.