Medical School

Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism

Department of Pediatrics

Susan Berry, MD

Dr. Susan Berry

Academic Title


Clinical Title

Pediatric Genetic and Metabolics Physician


  • Pediatrics
  • Genetics and Metabolism


  • Explorer Clinic -- Pediatric Specialty Care
  • Discovery Clinic -- Pediatric Specialty Care
  • Adult Metabolism Clinic


Medical School
University of Kansas, School of Medicine, Lawrence, KS
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Pediatrics)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Medical Genetics)

Contact Info


(612) 624-5965

(612) 626-2993

Office Address
Pediatric Genetics
4-150 MoosT
515 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address
MMC 75 Mayo
8075A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Susan A. Berry, M.D. is Division Director for Genetics and Metabolism in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota.  She attended Rice University where she received her degree in Biochemistry and the University of Kansas for her Doctor of Medicine degree.  She has been at the University of Minnesota since 1978 where she completed her residency in Pediatrics and was a fellow in Medical Genetics.  She joined the staff of the Department in 1984 and is currently a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and Genetics, Cell Biology and Development. She is also the Program Director for the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Child Health Research Center.  She is a member of the Minnesota Department of Health Newborn Screening Advisory Committee, of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disease, of the American Society of Human Genetics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and of the American College of Medical Genetics.  She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Medical Genetics.

As a nationally recognized geneticist and expert in inborn errors of metabolism, Dr. Berry sees both child and adult patients for genetic consultation at University of Minnesota Physicians Pediatric Specialty Clinic.  She also attends the Pediatric Metabolic Clinic, providing care for children and adults with inborn errors of metabolism. She also offers her expertise for inpatient consultation and care.   Dr. Berry's research laboratory is working on defining the molecular actions of growth hormone.

Leadership Roles
  • Co-Leader Region 4 HRSA Genetics Collaborative Priority 2 Workgroup for Inborn Errors of Metabolism Information System 2007-present
  • Director, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics
  • Member, Long-Term Follow-Up Subcommittee for the US DHHS- Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases, HHS (2009-present)
  • Member, Minnesota Chapter Board, American Academy of Pediatrics 2007-present (elected position)
  • Member: Minnesota Department of Health Newborn Screening Advisory Committee - Appointed by the Commissioner of Health 2004-present (reappointed 2007)
  • Mpls St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2007-2014)
  • Best Doctors in America (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" (2014)


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  • Last modified on September 17, 2014