Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University Genetics
Dr. Angela Grochowsky is from a small town in Alabama near Huntsville. She pursued her undergraduate degree at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Dr. Grochowsky obtained her medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2013. She then completed her combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at Indiana University. She went on to do her Medical Genetics fellowship at The National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins consortium. In addition, she went on to complete an additional fellowship in Medical Biochemical Genetics at The National Institutes of Health. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Medical Genetics, and Biochemical Genetics. Dr. Grochowsky is passionate about caring for patients with genetic and biochemical disorders ranging from newborn to the end of life. She is highly interested in transitional care for patients with complex medical needs and has started a new Adult Down syndrome clinic at Vanderbilt over the past couple of years. She also loves teaching and helping healthcare professionals learn, understand, and appreciate the significance of genetics in patient care. She is the new Program Director for the Genetics Residency program at Vanderbilt and thoroughly enjoys spending time with residents and trainees. When Dr. Grochowsky is not seeing patients or teaching she enjoys spending time with her 3 year old daughter, 1 year old son, french bulldog and husband. She is living our her dream job and truly loving being a Medical Geneticist!