Garrett Gotway, M.D., Ph.D., is a pediatric clinical geneticist and serves as the program director for Medical Genetics Residency at UT Southwestern. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern.
Dr. Gotway works with children and adolescents to diagnose and treat both hereditary or suspected metabolic conditions. As a member of the multi-specialty pediatric genetics and metabolism team, Dr. Gotway specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of inborn errors of metabolism (rare genetic disorders in which the body cannot properly turn food into energy).
Dr. Gotway earned his medical degree and Ph.D. from UT Southwestern. He also completed two residencies at UT Southwestern, one in pediatrics and a second in genetics and metabolism. He is board certified by American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Board of Pediatrics.
Passionate about academics, Dr. Gotway is a leader in the field of hereditary and genetic factors which play a role in disease and susceptibility. He teaches medical students, residents and fellows at UT Southwestern and serves on several committees designed to guide the genetics educational programs. He also supervises fourth-year medical students rotating in pediatric genetics and metabolism.
Dr. Gotway is an active researcher focused on cutting-edge discoveries and studying various genetic mutations and conditions to understand best and improve the health care of his patients. His work has been published in several journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology and Clinical Genetics. He is the recipient of several grants for his research and teaching.
Dr. Gotway is a recognized Texas Super Doctor in Texas Monthly Magazine and acknowledged as one of the best pediatric specialists by D magazine.
Education and Training
- Medical School
- University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2007)
- UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2008), Pediatric Residency
- UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2012), Medical Genetics
Children's Medical Center Dallas (2010), Pediatrics
- Board Certification
- American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Departments and Programs
- Diagnostic yield of clinical next-generation sequencing panels for epilepsy., Wang J, Gotway G, Pascual JM, Park JY JAMA Neurol 2014 May 71 5 650-1
- Recombinant chromosome 7 in a mosaic 45,X/47,XXX patient., Tirado CA, Gotway G, Torgbe E, Iyer S, Dallaire S, Appleberry T, Suterwala M, Garcia R, Valdez F, Patel S, Koduru P Am. J. Med. Genet. A 2012 Jan 158A 1 206-14
- 8p11-12 FGFR1 rearrangements in hematological malignancies: review of the literature., Jose S, Gotway G, Garcia R, Vaziri A, Tirado CA J Assoc Genet Technol 2010 36 4 203-8
- Human and mouse homologs of Escherichia coli DinB (DNA polymerase IV), members of the UmuC/DinB superfamily., Gerlach VL, Aravind L, Gotway G, Schultz RA, Koonin EV, Friedberg EC Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1999 Oct 96 21 11922-7
Awards and Honors
- D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist, (2015-2020)
- Texas Super Doctors 2017, Texas Monthly Magazine
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