"I am pleased and honored to be a part of the CHKD family. I look forward every day to working with my colleagues to provide the best care and support possible for patients and families."
Dr. Michelle Polan
American Board of Med Genetics And Genomics
Medical School: Akademia Medyczna
Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey
Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Dr. Polan was born and raised in Gdynia, Poland, and graduated from Akademia
Medyczna in Gdansk.
She had just started practicing as a radiation oncologist
when she met her husband, an American citizen, and moved to the U.S.
After completing her family and receiving ECFMG certification, Dr. Polan
decided to pursue a career in medical genetics and completed a pediatrics residency
in Newark, NJ, followed by a clinical medical genetics residency in Columbus,
OH and a medical biochemical genetics fellowship in Pittsburgh.
- Medical genetics
- Inborn error of metabolism
- Mitochondrial disorders
- Childhood obesity
- Clinical research
- American College of
Medical Genetics and Genomics
Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders
American Society of Human Genetics
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
Michelle B. Polan,
Matthew T. Pastore, Katherine Steingass, Sayaka Hashimoto, Devon Lamb Thrush,
Robert Pyatt, Shalini Reshmi, Julie M. Gastier-Foster, Caroline Astbury, Kim L.
McBride. Neurodevelopmental disorders among individuals with duplication of
4p13 to 4p12 containing a GABA-A receptor subunit gene cluster. European
Journal of Human Genetics. 2014 Jan;22(1):105-9. doi:10.1038/ejhg.2013.99. Epub
2013 May 22.
Presentations: Michelle B. Polan, Dennis W. Bartholomew. A Child with MPS VII
(Sly Disease) Symptom Free after Bone Marrow Transplantation. A poster
presented at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting on March 19-23, 2013
Michelle B. Polan, Matthew Pastore, Sayaka Hashimoto, Devon Lamb Thrush, Robert
Pyatt, Shalini Reshmi, Julie M Gastier-Foster, Caroline Astbury, Kim McBride.
Duplication of 4p12 to 4p13 containing GABA receptor cluster in a family with
neuropsychological phenotype including autism and bipolar disorder. A poster
presented at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting on March 27-31, 2012