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

Children's Physician Group Outpatient Clinic Locations: 

Children's at Cobb
Emory Children's Center Building


Children's Physician Group-GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
2015 Uppergate Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Biography Dr. Romero is an award winning physician, educator and clinical researcher. He has extensive experience in acute liver failure, portal hypertension, viral hepatitis, hepatopulmonary syndrome and post-transplant medical issues.

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


  • 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
Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by this physician are available at the National Library of Medicine's online resource PubMed.

  • 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

Professional Interests
  • Acute liver failure
  • Portal hypertension
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Post-transplant medical issues

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