Russell Libby, MD, is a Board Member of the Physicians
Foundation, the Founder and President of Virginia Pediatric
Group, a primary care pediatric practice in Northern Virginia,
and Co-founder of American Pediatric Consultants, a pediatric
home care company. He is a Delegate to the American Medical
Association, representing the Integrated Physician Practice
Section. He is a Founder of Health Connect IPA, a primary care
Independent Practice Association. Dr. Libby is Chief of general
pediatrics at Inova Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Libby has served as President of the Medical Society of
Virginia and the Medical Society of Northern Virginia. His work
at the American Academy of Pediatrics includes their textbook,
“Guidelines for Pediatric Home Health Care,” and participating in
policy development through his terms on various committees
and sections.
Dr. Libby has extensive legislative experience representing
organized medicine, especially on issues pertaining to
malpractice liability reform, the business of physician practice,
and the patient-physician relationship. He is a Founding Member
of the Aetna Physician Advisory Board where he represented
plaintiff physicians from the class action settlement that created
the Physicians Foundation, where he is actively involved in
leading their efforts on physician wellbeing.
Dr. Libby earned his medical degree from The George
Washington University.