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Julie Elizabeth Hoover-Fong, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Female

Appointment Phone

410-955-3071

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes

Departments

  • Pediatrics - Genetics

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3071

600 N. Wolfe Street
Blalock Suite 1008
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3071
Fax: 443-502-2375

Expertise

Medical Genetics

Research Interests

Achondroplasia; Skeletal dysplasias; Autism; chromosome abnomalies; Marfan Syndrome; SNPs; clinical genetics; fatty acid abnormalities in cystic fibrosis; OB anesthesia; bone health; morbidity & mortality; natural history; twin and Sibling study of modifer genes in cystic fibrosis; Nail Patella syndrome

Biography

Dr. Julie Hoover-Fong is an associate professor of pediatrics and clinical geneticist in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. She also serves as director of the Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias. 

Dr. Hoover-Fong holds a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition from The Ohio State University, where she continued on to complete her medical degree. She participated in a Ph.D. graduate training program in clinical investigation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also completed a fellowship in genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2002.

Dr. Hoover-Fong’s clinical responsibilities also include practicing part-time in the Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, as well as the Craniofacial Clinic. In addition, she holds administrative appointments with the Institute of Genetic Medicine Residency Review Committee, the Resident Selection Committee of the Institute of Genetic Medicine, and the Pediatric Clinical Research Center Protocol Review Committee. She is also working on a training grant for medical genetics residents.
Dr. Hoover-Fong also serves on the medical advisory board for Little People of America and was recognized in Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors 2013.

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