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Nara Lygia De Macena Sobreira, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine

Languages: English, Portuguese


Dr. Nara Lygia De Macena Sobreira is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of expertise is clinical genetics.

She earned her M.D. at the University of Pernambuco in Brazil. She completed residencies in clinical genetics at both Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo and Johns Hopkins. more


  • Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Pernambuco (2003)


  • Clinical Genetics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)
  • Clinical Genetics; Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo (2007)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (Clinical Genetics (MD)) (2015)

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