Russell W. Steele, M.D.


Division of Infectious Diseases/Immunology

Department of Pediatrics

Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital

200 Henry Clay Avenue

New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

Telephone: (504) 896-9820

FAX: (504) 894-5137



Dr. Steele is Division Head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Ochsner Clinic Foundation and Ochsner for Children in New Orleans. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Infectious Disease Society of America. His research and publications have covered a wide variety of clinical diagnoses related to the subspecialties of infectious diseases and immunology. Dr. Steele has published over 350 journal articles on various aspects of pediatrics, infectious diseases and immunology and is the author of seven books. He is currently editor of Clinical Pediatrics, Infectious in Medicine and Pediatric Infections Forum.