Amarilis Sanchez-Valle, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Division Of Genetics And Metabolism

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, University of South Florida

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL 33606

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  • Genetics, Clinical Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2010
  • Pediatrics, Pediatrics Residency, University of Texas, 2008
  • MD, Medicine, University Of Puerto Rico, 2005
  • BS, Biology, University of Puerto Rico, 2001

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Other


  • American Academy of Peditrics (Fellow, 2016 - Present)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (Member, 2016 - Present)
  • American College of Medical Genetics (Member, 2014 - Present)
  • Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • American Medical Association (Member, 2004 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Odom J, Gieron-Korthals M, Shulman D, Newkirk P, Prijoles E, & Sanchez-Valle A. A novel mutation in GLUD1 causing hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia in a patient with high density of homozygosity on microarray: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 10(1) : 25, 2016.
  • Burton B, Grant M, Feigenbaum A, Singh R, Hendren R, Siriwardena K, Phillips J, Sanchez-Valle A, Waisbren S, Gillis J, Prasad S, Merilainen M, Lang W, Zhang C, Yu S, & Stahl S. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of sapropterin to treat ADHD symptoms and executive function impairment in children and adults with sapropterin-responsive phenylketonuria. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 114(3) : 415-24, 2015.
  • Toriello HV, Erick M, Alessandri JL, Bailey D, Brunetti-Pierri N, Cox H, Fryer A, Marty D, McCurdy C, Mulliken JB, Murphy H, Omlor J, Pauli RM, Ranells JD, Sanchez-Valle A, Tobiasz A, Van Maldergem L, & Lin AE. Maternal vitamin K deficient embryopathy: association with hyperemesis gravidarum and Crohn disease. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 161(3) : 417-29, 2013.
  • Kono M, Akiyama M, Suganuma M, Tomita Y, & Sanchez-Valle A. Dyschromatosis symmetrica hereditaria by ADAR1 mutations and viral encephalitis: a hidden link? International Journal of Dermatology. 52(12) : 1582-4, 2013.
  • Balasa A, Sanchez-Valle A, Sadikovic B, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Bravo J, Chen L, Liu W, Wen S, Fiorotto ML, Veyver IB. Chronic maternal protein deprivation in mice is associated with overexpression of the cohesin-mediator complex in liver of their offspring. The Journal of Nutrition. 12(141) : 2106-12, 2011.
  • Sanchez-Valle A, Pierpont ME, & Potocki L. The severe end of the spectrum: Hypoplastic left heart in Potocki-Lupski syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 155A(2) : 363-6, 2011.
  • Sanchez-Valle A, Wang X, Potocki L, Xia Z, Kang SH, Carlin ME, Michel D, Williams P, Cabrera-Meza G, Brundage EK, Eifert AL, Stankiewicz P, Cheung SW, & Lalani SR. HERV-mediated genomic rearrangement of EYA1 in an individual with branchio-oto-renal syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 152A(11) : 2854-60, 2010.
  • Zhang F, Potocki L, Sampson JB, Liu P, Sanchez-Valle A, Robbins-Furman P, Navarro AD, Wheeler PG, Spence JE, Brasington CK, Withers MA, & Lupski JR. Identification of uncommon recurrent Potocki-Lupski syndrome-associated duplications and the distribution of rearrangement types and mechanisms in PTLS. American Journal of Human Genetics. 86(3) : 462-70, 2010.


  • Medical Biochemical Genetics Board Certification (American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics - 2013)
  • Clinical Genetics Board Certification (American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics - 2011)
  • Pediatrics Board Certification (American Board of Pediatrics - 2009)
  • Humanism and Teaching Award (Gold Foundation - 2007)