Luis Umaña received his medical degree in 2003 from Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia. He worked as a general physician and as auxiliary Professor of Physiology at Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga in Colombia. In 2007, he moved to New York to pursue residency training in pediatrics, which he completed at St. Barnabas Hospital. After completing pediatric training, he moved to Houston where he completed his Clinical Genetics Residency in 2012, and a Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship in 2013, both at Baylor College of Medicine. 

Dr. Umaña is Board certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), and in Clinical Genetics and in Medical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG).

He has been included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital (2012-2013), Medical Biochemical Genetics
  • Medical School - Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora Del Rosario Facultad de Medicina (1997-2003)
  • Residency - St. Barnabas Hospital - Pediatric Residency (2007-2010), Pediatrics
  • Residency - Baylor College of Medicine (2010-2012), Medical Genetics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders (SIMD)
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
  • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2020-2021
  • Texas Super Doctors - Rising Stars 2016, Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Resident Teaching Award 2009, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Books & Publications
  • Clinical management of inborn errors of metabolism

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