Lois J. Starr, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG

Lois J. Starr, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMGLois Starr, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG

Interim Director, Department of Genetic Medicine - MMI
Medical Director of MMI
Clinical Geneticist
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

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University of Nebraska Medical Center
Munroe-Meyer Institute
Genetic Medicine
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450


Professional Summary

Dr. Lois J. Starr is a Clinical Geneticist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics. She serves as the Interim Director for the Department of Genetic Medicine at MMI, the Medical Director for the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation, and is the Program Director for the Medical Genetics Fellowship.

She is board certified in Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics. Dr. Starr received her medical degree, pediatrics residency training, clinical genetics and clinical cytogenetics and genomics fellowship training, and PhD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  Dr. Starr is interested in rare disorders in general and is involved with education of medical students, residents, and learners from a variety of programs.  She provides expertise to specialty clinics including craniofacial/craniosynostosis, cardiovascular, and outreach clinics across the state of Nebraska. 


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