Dr. Thomas Andrew Burrow was born in Arkansas, obtained his Bachelor of Science at the University of Central Arkansas in 1999 and graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with his Medical Doctorate in 2003. He completed a combined pediatrics/clinical genetics residency, followed by a medical biochemical genetics fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2009. Upon graduation, he remained in Cincinnati, practicing as a clinical and medical biochemical genetics Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. 

Dr. Burrow moved to Little Rock in 2016 and began practicing as a clinical and medical biochemical geneticist as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics. His particular area of interest continues to involve the management of genetic disorders, particularly inborn errors of metabolism, including lysosomal storage diseases. He also maintains an active research program, focusing on natural history and clinical trials, specifically related to the lysosomal storage diseases, particularly Gaucher disease.   

In his career, Dr. Burrow has had several publications, including book chapters and scientific journal articles related to his areas of interest. Dr. Burrow is considered an international expert on the diagnosis and management of lysosomal storage diseases, specifically Gaucher disease, and has lectured throughout the world on his experience in managing individuals with this condition. He is also involved with teaching medical students, residents, and genetic counseling students, specifically regarding inborn errors of metabolism. 

Dr. Burrow is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (clinical and medical biochemical genetics) and the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. 
Dr. Thomas Andrew Burrow is an internationally recognized clinical and medical biochemical geneticist whose long-term goal is to improve the care of individuals with genetic disorders by advancing knowledge on the natural history and medical treatment of individuals with such conditions, particularly lysosomal storage diseases and disorders involving neuro-degeneration.  Dr. Burrow is actively involved in the treatment of individuals with such conditions as a clinical geneticist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  He has had major involvement in a number of natural history studies and clinical trials related to such conditions.  Additionally, Dr. Burrow has had a number of publications related to his areas of interest.  Dr. Burrow is also a member of the International Collaborative Gaucher Group Board of Advisors.  He is routinely asked to speak on an international stage about his experience with lysosomal storage diseases, specifically Gaucher Disease. 

Medical Degree

  • Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Science College of Medicine - 2003

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