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Anna C.E. Hurst, MD, MS

Anna C.E. Hurst, MD, MS

Medical Geneticist

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Assistant Professor, Adjunct Faculty, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, UAB Department of Genetic


  • Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • UnderGraduate: North Carolina State University
  • Graduate: University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics (2022)
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (2022)


Dysmorphology, Undiagnosed Disease Program, genomic sequencing, skeletal dysplasias, syndrome delineation, care coordination for children with complex medical needs

Professional Organizations

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (member)


1. Upadia J, Oakes J, Hamm A, Hurst ACE, Robin NH. Foramen magnum compression in Coffin-Lowry syndrome: A case report. 2017. Am J Med Genet Part A 9999A:1-3 2. Hurst ACE, Lose E, Mikhail F, Carroll A, Robin NR. Mosaic Triploidy Resembling Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome with Macroglossia and Hemihyperplasia. David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis; 2016 September; Lake Arrowhead, CA. 3. Hurst ACE, Williams CL, Nelson KR, Stolerman ES, Robin NH. Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome with Nystagmus and Immobile First Digit Interphalangeal Joints: Expanding the Phenotype of PTCH1 Duplications. 2015. Annals of Pediatrics and Child Health. 3(9):1090-1095. 4. “Segmental overgrowth with a somatic PIK3CA mutation and low-level mosaic loss of methylation at IC2.” Southeastern Regional Genetics Group – Annual Meeting; 2015 July; Asheville, NC. 5. “Unexpected survivors: Caring for children with medical conditions of uncertain prognoses.” Pediatric Academic Society – Annual Meeting; 2013 May; Washington, DC.