Russell I. Heigh, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Colon cancer
  2. Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Small bowel disorders
  • Colon cancer prevention
  • Colon disorders
  1. 1988
    Fellow - GastroenterologyGeorge Washington University Medical School
  2. 1986
    Internship/Residency - Internal MedicineGeorge Washington University Medical School
  3. 1983
    MDUpstate Medical University, State University of New York
  4. 1979
    BS - Summa Cum LaudeArnold & Mary Schwartz College of Pharmacy

Certifications

  1. 1989
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1986
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Phoenix Super DoctorsKey Professional Media
  2. 2011
    Mayo Clinic Innovation and Service Team Award, Team LeaderMayo Clinic in Arizona
  3. 2010
    2010 ACG Governor's Award for Excellence in Clinical ResearchAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  4. 2007
    Guide to Americas Top Physicians - Honoree, Several EditionsConsumers' Research Council of America
  5. 2007
    Guide to Americas Top Gastroenterologists - Honoree, Several EditionsConsumers' Research Council of America
  6. 2005
    The Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  7. 2005
    Best Doctors in AmericaThe Best Doctors in America National Edition
  8. 2004
    Outstanding Service AwardBoard of Governors, American College of Gastroenterology
  9. 2002
    Top Docs - Gastroenterology (Physician Peer Selection)Phoenix Magazine
  10. 2002
    Guide to America's Top Physicians, First EditionConsumers' Research Council of America
  11. 2002
    Outstanding Service AwardBoard of Governors, American College of Gastroenterology
  12. 2001
    Commissioned Kentucky ColonelGovernor, Commonwealth of Kentucky, Paul E. Patton
  13. 2000
    Marquis Who's Who in America and Who's Who in Healthcare Biographical InclusionMarquis Who's Who in America
  14. 2000
    Marquis Who's Who in America, Biographical Inclusion 3rd EditionMarquis Who's Who in America
  15. 1998
    Top Docs - Gastroenterology (Physician Peer Selection)Phoenix Magazine
  16. 1998
    The Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region (Physician Peer Selection)Woodward/White, Incorporated
  17. 1996
    Whitney MacMillen Mayo Foundation Management and Leadership Scholar, Inaugural RecipientMayo Clinic in Arizona
  18. 1996
    The Best Doctors in America: Pacific RegionPhysician Peer Selection, Inaugural Edition
  19. 1995
    Top Doc - GastroenterologyPhoenix Magazine
  20. 1991
    Best Speaker AwardClinical Reviews, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  21. 1986
    Clinical Excellence AwardDepartment of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center
  22. 1986
    Outstanding Senior Resident Teaching ConferenceMedical Grand Rounds, George Washington University Medical Center
  23. 1979
    Student Address, Commencement ExercisesArnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  24. 1979
    MemberRho Chi
  25. 1979
    Summa Cum LaudeArnold & Mary Schwartz College of Pharmacy
  26. 1979
    Eli Lilly Achievement Award for Ethics, Scholarship and LeadershipAwarding Organization
  27. 1979
    McKesson and Robbins Plaque for LeadershipAwarding Organization
  28. 1979
    Upjohn Achievement Award for Public ServiceAwarding Organization
  29. 1978
    Who's Who in American Universities and CollegesAwarding Organization
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Report ReviewerNational State of IBD, New Zealand Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  2. 2010 - present
    MemberAffiliated Practice Network
  3. 2010 - present
    Medical DirectorArizona, Affiliated Practice Network
  4. 2010
    MemberDirector for Education Selection Committee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  5. 2009 - 2010
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Board of Governors, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  6. 2009 - present
    MemberE-Health Council, Mayo Clinic Committees
  7. 2008 - 2011
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Committee, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 2008 - 2011
    MemberEducation Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  9. 2008 - 2011
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Committee, Arizona Medical Association
  10. 2008 - 2011
    Associate DeanMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 2008 - present
    MemberMarketing Committee, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  12. 2006 - present
    DirectorColorectal Cancer Program Enhancement, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2005 - 2012
    MemberEditorial Advisory Board, Communication Coordination, The Scope Magazine
  14. 2003
    MemberProvider Relations Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  15. 2002 - 2006
    GovernorArizona, American College of Gastroenterology
  16. 2000 - 2001
    ChairStrategic Plan Communication Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  17. 2000 - 2002
    Vice ChairProvider Relations Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  18. 2000 - 2002
    MemberMayo Foundation Management Team Committee
  19. 2000 - 2001
    ChairAdministrative Committee, Board of Governors, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  20. 2000 - 2001
    Vice ChairBoard of Governors, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  21. 2000 - 2001
    Vice ChairBoard of Directors, Mayo Management Services, Inc., Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  22. 1999 - 2003
    MemberFinance Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  23. 1999 - 2001
    MemberMayo Foundation Employee Health Benefits Coordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  24. 1998
    ChairDistinguished Educator of the Year Nominating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  25. 1998 - 2002
    DelegateMayo Foundation, American Medical Group Association
  26. 1998 - 2000
    Vice ChairSupply Expense Management Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  27. 1998 - 2001
    ChairActivities Committee, Managed Care
  28. 1998 - 1999
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  29. 1998 - 1999
    MemberMayo Foundation Expense Reduction Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  30. 1998
    MemberDean's Selection Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  31. 1997 - 2002
    MemberFoundation Marketing Resource Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  32. 1997
    ChairManaged Care Operations Work Group, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  33. 1997
    MemberSteering Committee, Materials Management Expense Reduction, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  34. 1997 - 2002
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  35. 1997 - 2002
    MemberLegal Subcommittee, Administrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  36. 1996 - 2003
    ChairBoard of Directors, Mayo Health Plan Arizona
  37. 1996 - 1999
    Medical DirectorMayo Health Plan Arizona
  38. 1996
    ReviewerGeriatrics Center, University of Michigan
  39. 1995 - 1998
    Charter MemberBoard of Trustees, Arizona Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  40. 1995 - 1996
    MemberHospital Planning Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  41. 1995 - 2002
    MemberBoard of Governors, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  42. 1995 - 1996
    ChairDiversity Subcommittee, Personnel Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  43. 1995 - 1996
    MemberInformation Systems Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  44. 1995 - 1996
    MemberChairperson Search Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  45. 1994 - 1996
    MemberEndoscopy Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  46. 1994 - 1995
    ChairPatient Flow Team, Project Delta, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  47. 1994 - 1995
    MemberSteering Committee, Project Delta, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  48. 1994 - 1997
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  49. 1993 - 1996
    Vice ChairDivision of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine
  50. 1992 - 1994
    ChairEndoscopy Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  51. 1992 - 1994
    MemberMedicine Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  52. 1992 - 1994
    MemberExecutive Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  53. 1992 - 1993
    ChairAppointment System Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  54. 1992 - 1993
    MemberQuality Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  55. 1992 - 1993
    MemberMayo Foundation Orders and Scheduling Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  56. 1992
    Question WriterGastroenterology Re-certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
  57. 1991 - 1993
    MemberPhysicians Advisory Committee, Arizona Chapter, Board of Directors
  58. 1991 - 1993
    MemberMembership Committee, Arizona Chapter, Board of Directors
  59. 1991 - 1993
    Charter MemberArizona Chapter, Board of Directors, American Liver Foundation
  60. 1991 - 1992
    MemberResearch Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  61. 1990 - 1993
    DirectorGastrointestinal Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine
  62. 1990 - 1991
    MemberLaser Ad Hoc Committee, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital North
  63. 1988 - 1992
    MemberOutpatient Surgery and Procedures Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  64. 1988 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  65. 1985 - 1987
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, George Washington University Medical Center
  66.  
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  67.  
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  68.  
    FellowAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  69.  
    MemberPhoenix Society of Gastroenterology
  70.  
    MemberMaricopa County Medical Society
  71.  
    DiplomateAmerican College of Physician Executives
  72.  
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
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Publications

Research activities

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