Hanna Alemayehu, MD, is a pediatric surgeon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Alemayehu enjoys a broad practice in general pediatric surgery that includes neonatal surgery, complex surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery.
Dr. Alemayehu’s clinical interests and expertise include chest wall reconstruction for pectus excavatum and carinatum, as well as other chest wall abnormalities. She also has expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery for pediatric abdominal, thoracic and neonatal surgery. Her clinical and research interests include outcomes and establishing clinical practice paradigms aligning with her natural interest in healthcare disparities and equity.
Dr. Alemayehu is excited to return to Atlanta where she attended Georgia State University for her undergraduate education. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, she attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and then completed her general surgery residency at Westchester Medical Center in New York. Following her residency training, she completed both a Surgical Scholars Research fellowship as well as pediatric surgery fellowship at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.
Dr. Alemayehu enjoys working with the patients and families at Children’s and thrives in building relationships with all team members and providers to best serve patients and families.
Focus of Practice
- Pediatric surgery
Areas of Interest
- Pediatric surgical outcomes
- Healthcare disparities
- Health equity
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Pediatric Surgical Association
- Association of Academic Surgeons
- Society of Black Academic Surgeons
Research & Publications
Dr. Alemayehu’s research interests include pectus excavatum and carinatum, surgical oncology, minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery, minimally invasive neonatal surgery, and robotic surgery.