Patroula Smpokou, MD Genetic Specialist


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Languages Spoken

  • English

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Med. Genetics/Clinical Genetics
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Outside Interests
Alexion Pharmaceuticals; Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology (American Heart Association); DC Public Schools; Fairfax Neonatal Associates; Georgetown University; Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN - DC Medicaid plan) Quality Council and Credentialing Committees; Holy Cross Hospital; Medtronic, Inc.
Bio

Biography

Patroula Smpokou, MD, is board certified in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics at Children's National Health System. Dr. Smpokou completed her training in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and her training in clinical genetics at Harvard Medical School. Her interest is in disorders of the Ras/MAPK pathway (Rasopathies) including Neurofibromatosis type 1, Noonan syndrome, and related disorders. She is involved in the Multidisciplinary Neurofibromatosis Clinic at Children’s National and runs the Noonan-Spectrum Disorders clinic in the Division of Genetics and Metabolism.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Residency Program, Clinical Genetics, 2012
    Harvard Medical School
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2009
    Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2007
    Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
  • MD, 2006
    University of South Florida College of Medicine
  • BS, 2002
    University of South Florida
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Patroula Smpokou

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Ashley's Story

"We love going to Children's National. The first visit was very hard since we found out about the diagnosis, but after that we have only had good visits. My daughter loves going there."

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Caroline's Story

"You are probably still trying to remember how to say your child's disorder. Don't worry. It took me three days!"

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Joey's Story

Joey's Story

When Joey was 10-years-old, he was sent to Children's National and diagnosed with leukemia. Today, Joey is 16-years-old and cancer-free. He is enjoying his junior year of high school and playing baseball.

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