Rossana Sanchez Russo, MD

Assistant Professor

Office: The Emory Clinic A, 1st Floor



I am a clinical and biochemical geneticist in the Division of Medical Genetics.  I specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disorders including lysosomal storage diseases as well as genetic disorders with or without dysmorphic features and intellectual disability.

Areas of Specialization

  • Clinical Genetics
  • Biochemical Genetics
  • Newborn Screening


  • MD, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia,2001- 2007
  • Pediatric Residency, Miami Children┬┐s Hospital, Miami, Florida,2011-2014
  • Medical Genetics Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia,2014 - 2016
  • Fellowship, Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia,2016-2017

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, 2014
  • American Board of Medical Genetics – Clinical Genetics, 2017
  • Board Eligible for American Board of Medical Genetics – Medical Biochemical Genetics