Annemarie Sommer, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Molecular & Human Genetics
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3535
FX: (614) 722-3546

Biography

Annemarie Sommer, MD, is a member of the Section of Molecular and Human Genetics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Sommer received her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, followed by an internship at Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, a residency in pediatrics, The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and a special fellowship in genetics, Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Medical Genetics. She has special interests in dysmorphology and longitudinal studies of syndromes and continues to see patients in the general genetics clinic.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • German

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 06/30/1964

Internship

  • Grant Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1965

Residency

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1967

Fellowship

  • National Institutes of Health
    Date Completed: 06/30/1970

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Molecular & Human Genetics

Specialty:

  • Clinical Genetics
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/02/1967

Publications

  • Sommer A. 2007. Photo essay--Noonan syndrome.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C Seminars in Medical Genetics. Vol. 145, no. 3. (January): e273.
  • Kline AD, Krantz ID, Sommer A, Kliewer M, Jackson LG, FitzPatrick DR, Levin AV, Selicorni A. 2007. Cornelia de Lange syndrome: clinical review, diagnostic and scoring systems, and anticipatory guidance.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. Vol. 143, no. 12. (January): 1287-1296.
  • Sommer A. 2007. Photo essay--hypochrondroplasia.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C Seminars in Medical Genetics. Vol. 145, no. 3. (January): 307-308.
  • Sommer A. 2007. Photo essay--geroderma osteodysplastica.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C Seminars in Medical Genetics. Vol. 145, no. 3. (January): 291-292.
  • Sommer A. 2007. Photo essay--Seckel syndrome.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C Seminars in Medical Genetics. Vol. 145, no. 3. (January): 230-231.
  • Herman GE, Butter E, Enrile B, Pastore M, Prior TW, Sommer A. 2007. Increasing knowledge of PTEN germline mutations: Two additional patients with autism and macrocephaly.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. Vol. 143, no. 6. (January): 589-593.
  • Herman GE, Butter E, Enrile B, Pastore M, Prior TW, Sommer A. Increasing knowledge of PTEN germline mutations: Two additional patients with autism and macrocephaly. American Journal of Medical Genetics 143(6): 589-93, 2007
  • Kline AD, Krantz ID, Sommer A, Kliewer M, Jackson LG, Fitzpatrick DR, Levin AV, Selicorni A. Cornelia de Lange syndrome: Clinical review, diagnostic and scoring systems, and anticipatory guidance. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 143: 1287-1296, 2007.
  • Sommer A, Pastore M, Shaffer, L. Familial congenital heart disease and chromosome 1q21.1 deletion. Proceedings of the Greenwood Genetic Center 26: 148-149, 2007.
  • Sommer A. Photo Essay – Seckel Syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics 145 C: 230-231, 2007.
  • Sommer A. Photo Essay – Noonan Syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics 145 C: 273, 2007.
  • Sommer A. Photo Essay – Geroderma Osteodysplastica. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics 145 C: 291-292.
  • Sommer A. Photo Essay – Hypochondroplasia. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics 145 C: 307-308, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • “A Tribute to Annemarie Sommer” D.W. Smith Workshop Historian
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, March of Dimes
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Listed, Strathmore’s Who’s Who
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000