Suma Shankar, MD, PhD


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director
Emory Genetics Laboratory
Research Program
Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics


Suma Shankar, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Human Genetics and in the Department of Ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Shankar also serves as Medical Director of the Emory Genetics Laboratory. She is a member of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Research Program at Winship.


Dr. Shankar earned her MD from Bangalore Medical College in India. She also holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Iowa. Dr. Shankar completed a residency in ophthalmology at the Royal College of Opthamologists, a residency in medical genetics at the University of California San Francisco, and a fellowship in pediatric opthamology at the University of Iowa.


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