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Lorenzo D. Botto, MD

Specialties
  • Clinical Genetics
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Lorenzo Botto, M.D., is a consulting genetics physician at Shriners Children's Salt Lake City and professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He trained in Europe and the United States, specializing in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology and medical genetics, with further subspecialty training in biochemical genetics. He trained in and practiced epidemiology and public health at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (EIS and preventive medicine program) for over a decade. In the clinic, Dr. Botto primarily focuses on three areas: (a) diagnosis and care of people with undiagnosed or rare conditions; (b) skeletal dysplasias (genetic disorders of the bone), (c) inherited metabolic diseases (particularly those that affect the brain, the heart and the production of energy).

Pediatric Care

Specialties

  • Clinical Genetics

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Medical Genetics & Genomics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics - General
  • American Board of Medical Genetics & Genomics, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Genetics - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Universita' Cattolica Sacro Cuore
Rome, Italy
10/15/1985

Residency
Universita' Cattolica Sacro Cuore
Rome, Italy
6/23/1989

Residency
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
6/30/1996

Residency
Universita' Cattolica Sacro Cuore
Rome, Italy
11/25/1997

Residency
University of Utah, Division of Medical Genetics
Salt Lake City, UT
6/30/2007

Fellowship
University of Utah, Division of Medical Genetics
Salt Lake City, UT
6/30/2008

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Utah
Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Member, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Member, Society of Inherited Metabolic Diseases
  • Member, International Skeletal Dysplasia Society
Editorial Positions
  • 2008: Guest Editor, American Journal of Medical Genetics

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