Rene Romero, M.D.

Joseph H. Moss Chair, Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplantation
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Clinical Director, Pediatric Hepatology
Interim Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Rehab Program
Program Director, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program

Egleston
404-785-1832

Practice
Children's Physician Group
2015 Uppergate Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322
404-785-1832

Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Residency: Pediatrics, Chief Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Pediatric Gasteroenterology and Nutrition, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Research Fellow, Pediatric Gasteroenterology and Nutrition, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Sub-board in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Professional Scientific Societies
  • OPTN/UNOS Pediatric Transplantation Committee North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation

Publications / Presentations
  • Authored/co-authored 80 publications
  • Participated in 30 national presentations

Awards/Honors
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthcare Hero "Physician Award" Finalist, 2008
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthcare Hero "Innovation" Finalist, 2004
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Golden Apple Award for Healthcare Education, 2001

Areas of Interest
  • Acute liver failure
  • Portal hypertension
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Post-transplant medical issues

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