Alan F. Rope, MD

Clinical Geneticist

Medical Genetics
Kaiser Permanente, Northwest Region
Interstate Medical Office West
3325 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97227
Genome Medical
95 Third Street Suite 214
San Francisco, CA 94103
contact address


Medical Education: Medical College of Ohio
Residency: Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Former Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Education Services
Associate Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program
2011 Primary Children's Medical Center Physician of the Year Nomination
2008-09 Triple Board Residency Excellence in Teaching Award
2007-08 Pediatric House staff Excellence in Teaching Award
2012-13 University of Utah Pediatric Genetic Counseling Program Excellence in Teaching Award

Current Positions: Locum Tenens Medical Geneticist, Northwest Permanente, Portland, OR
Physician Researcher, KP Center for Health Research, Portland, OR
Staff Medical Geneticist, Genome Medical, San Francisco, CA

Selected Bibliography:

Korngiebel DM, McMullen CK, Amendola LM, Berg JS, Davis JV, Gilmore MJ, Harding CO, Himes P, Jarvik GP, Kauffman TL, Kennedy KA, Simpson DK, Leo MC, Lynch FL, Quigley DI, Reiss JA, Richards CS, Rope AF, Schneider JL, Goddard KA, Wilfond BS.
Generating a taxonomy for genetic conditions relevant to reproductive planning.
Am J Med Genet A. 2016;170(3):565-73. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Schneider JL, Goddard KAB, Muessig KR, Davis JV, Rope AF, Hunter JE, Peterson SK, Acheson LS, Syngal S, Wiesner GL, Reiss JA.
Patient and provider perspectives on adherence to and care coordination of lynch syndrome surveillance recommendations: findings from qualitative interviews.
Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2018;16:11. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Rope AF, Wang K, Evjenth R, Xing J, Johnston JJ, Swensen JJ, Johnson WE, Moore B, Huff CD, Bird LM, Carey JC, Opitz JM, Stevens CA, Jiang T, Schank C, Fain HD, Robison R, Dalley B, Chin S, South ST, Pysher TJ, Jorde LB, Hakonarson H, Lillehaug JR, Biesecker LG, Yandell M, Arnesen T, Lyon GJ.
Using VAAST to identify an X-linked disorder resulting in lethality in male infants due to N-terminal acetyltransferase deficiency.
Am J Hum Genet. 2011;89(1):28-43. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Furtado LV, Bayrak-Toydemir P, Hulinsky B, Damjanovich K, Carey JC, Rope AF.
A novel X-linked multiple congenital anomaly syndrome associated with an EBP mutation.
Am J Med Genet A. 2010;152A(11):2838-44. PubMed abstract

Lin AE, Basson CT, Goldmuntz E, Magoulas PL, McDermott DA, McDonald-McGinn DM, McPherson E, Morris CA, Noonan J, Nowak C, Pierpont ME, Pyeritz RE, Rope AF, Zackai E, Pober BR.
Adults with genetic syndromes and cardiovascular abnormalities: clinical history and management.
Genet Med. 2008;10(7):469-94. PubMed abstract / Full Text