Andrea Gropman, MD Division Chief, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Neurogenetics


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Brd of Med Genetics/Clin Biochemical Gen
  • American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Child Neuro
  • American Board of Med. Genetics/Clinical Genetics
  • American Board of Ped/Neurodevelop. Disabilities


Andrea Gropman, MD, specializes in neurogenetics, with a focus on mitochondrial disorders and Smith Magenis syndrome.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Medical Genetics, 2000
    National Institutes of Health
  • Fellowship Program, Child Neurology, 1997
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Neurology, 1995
    George Washington University
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1994
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1994
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, 1992
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • BA, Biology, 1986
    Brandeis University
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Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Atypical Patterns of Inheritance

(2007) Seminars in Pediatric Neurology

Childhood Mitochondrial Disorders and Other Inborn Errors of Metabolism Presenting with White Matter Disease

(2005) Bioimaging in Neurodegeneration

Developments in Smith-Magenis Syndrome

(2007) Current Opinions in Neurology

Fabry Patient Advisory Panel

(2006) The Genetics of Fabry Disease, Implications for Female Carriers


(2005) Management of Genetic Syndromes, 2nd Edition

Huntington Medical Research Institute California Institute of Technology Section on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

(2007) Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency, an Inherited Cause of Hyperammonemia: Current Imaging Strategies

Microarray Based CGH Detects Chromosomal Mosaicism Not Revealed by Conventional Cytogenetics

(2007) American Journal of Medical Genetics

National Urea Cycle Disease Foundation

(2007) The New Horizon: Studying the Effects of UCDs on Brain Function

Neurological Implications of Urea Cycle Disorders at the Urea Cycle Disorders

(2007) European Experience Conference

The Comprehensive Phenotype of HutchinsonGilford Progeria Syndrome

(2008) The New England Journal of Medicine

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