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Dr. Robert J. Geller

Dr. Robert J. Geller, MD, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT

Chief of Pediatrics, Georgia Poison Center Medical Director

Graduate of Boston University BA and MD 1979, residency in Pediatrics at Medical College of Virginia 1979-1982, chief resident at Medical College of Virginia 1982-1983, fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology/ Toxicology at University of Virginia 1983-1984. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) 1984-1988, Pediatrics faculty at Emory since 1988. Medical Director of GA Poison Center 1988-present, Chief of Pediatrics for Emory at Grady/ Hughes Spalding since 2000, Director of Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) since 2007.


  • Medical Toxicology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Pediatrics


  • University of Virginia Health Systems


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
  • Residency: Medical College of Virginia Hospitals

Honors & Awards

EPA Children’s Health Hero 2017

Recipient of CDC Honor Award Certificate 2014

Recipient of CPSC State and Local Award 1994


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More than 50 published scientific papers