We found 7 genetics specialists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Sacramento, CA.
Dr. Barbara Friedman practices genetics in Sacramento, CA. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more. Dr. Friedman is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Friedman completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Dr. Roblee Allen works as an adult critical care specialist and genetics specialist in Sacramento, CA. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more. Dr. Allen attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Sacramento Super Doctors.
Dr. Marthand Eswara is a pediatric geneticist. Dr. Eswara attended Andhra Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He takes Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He has an open panel.
Dr. Katherine Rauen is a physician who specializes in genetics. Dr. Rauen is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rauen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Cantonese.
Dr. Shayesteh Pashaei's specialties are molecular genetic pathology and dermatopathology. Dr. Pashaei (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Persian. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pashaei accepts.
Dr. Reymundo Lozano specializes in genetics and practices in Sacramento, CA. He honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Lozano speaks Spanish.
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- Single gene disorders, the result of a single mutated gene. Examples include Huntington’s disease, which causes jerky movements, and sickle-cell anemia, where red blood cells have an abnormal, rigid shape.
- Inborn metabolic disorders, which are a specific type of single gene disorder that results in abnormalities in the way the body chemically processes proteins, carbohydrates or fats. Some examples are Urea Cycle Disorder (where ammonia builds up in the body) and Gaucher’s Disease (where fatty substances build up in cells and organs).
- Chromosomal disorders, where gene-carrying chromosomes do not pair up correctly or are missing. Some examples are Klinefelter Syndrome, a sex-chromosome disorder, and Down Syndrome.
- Congenital abnormalities (commonly known as birth defects), which can be caused by genetic abnormalities. They also can happen because of illness or environmental exposure during pregnancy (such as with rubella), or for unknown reasons.
- Other common diseases that have hereditary traits, such diabetes, autism, and some types of cancer.
- Clinical Genetics: This overarching branch of medical genetics deals with the treatment and management of hereditary diseases.
- Biomechanical Genetics: This branch deals with metabolic disorders, such as galactosemia and phenylketonuria.
- Cytogenetics: This specialty deals with chromosomes and their associated diseases, as well as testing their structure and number.
- Molecular Genetics: This specialty focuses on DNA, interpreting DNA sequencing and other tests, and relating DNA information to specific diseases.