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Dr. Russell W Chesney MD is a male Pediatrician, has 42 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.
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Dr. Russell Chesney has 4 office locations.
UT Medical Group
777 Washington Ave
Ste P110
Memphis, TN 38105

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Specialties & Research

Dr. Russell Chesney, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Disease (Glomerulonephritis)
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Osteomalacia
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Rickets
  • Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education & Awards

Dr. Chesney graduated from University of Rochester . He has 12 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Osteodystrophy
New York Children's Hospital; Founders Award
Bristol laboratories award for syndrome identification pediatric housestaff
William curtis amos natural history prize st andrews school mi
Outstanding clinical teacher award pediatric housestaff
Johns Hopkins Hospital; Outstanding Clinical Teacher Award
Memphis Health Care News; Nutrition Award
Recognized in Best Doctors in America®; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; Bristol Laboratories Award for Syndrome Identification
American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition; Alumni Public Service Award
Southern Society for Pediatric Research; Good Samaritan Award
University of Wisconsin, Madison; E. Mead Johnson Award for Pediatric Research; Mitchell E. Rubin Award in Pediatric Nephrology


Dr. Chesney has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Tipton 
  • Nea Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Chesney accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield - 9 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee - 6 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 3 plans


  • German

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Where does Dr. Russell W. Chesney practice?
Dr. Russell Chesney practices Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology near Memphis, TN.
See Memphis Pediatricians and Memphis Nephrologists.