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Andrea Gropman, MD

Division Chief | Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Neurogenetics
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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

National Provider ID: 1407848005

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Outside Interests

  • Lynne Urea Cycle Consortium 
  • Biostrategies
  • GLG
  • LEK
  • McKesson 
  • Biostrategies Group
  • Gerson Lehrman Group, INC.
  • L.E.K. Consulting
  • McKesson Corp



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
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Andrea Gropman

Jake Brady

Jake B's Story

When Jake Brady was born, he was a normal, happy baby. He did seem to be hitting his development milestones a little late, but his parents weren’t worried. When he was 10 months old, his parents, Trisha and Jason Brady, noticed what they now realize was Jake’s first seizure



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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Beth Jarosz has been at Children’s National for 26 years and has worked in many different areas of the hospital including the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Cardiology. This past year, she received a Washingtonian Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award which recognize and celebrate local nurses who go above and beyond the call of duty.

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