We found 72 genetics specialists near Washington, DC.
Dr. Andrea Gropman is a medical specialist in neurodevelopmental disabilities and genetics. She is affiliated with Children's National Health System. She is in-network for Medicaid insurance. Dr. Gropman is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Gropman completed residency programs at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Kimberly Chapman is a physician who specializes in pediatric genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. She has a special interest in genetic issues. She takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Chapman attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Chapman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. Chapman is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Children's National Health System, and Inova Fairfax Hospital. She welcomes new patients.
Clinical interests: Genetic Issues
Dr. Kenneth Rosenbaum's area of specialization is pediatric genetics. Before performing his residency at Children's National Medical Center, Dr. Rosenbaum attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rosenbaum include down syndrome. He is rated highly by his patients. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Rosenbaum's hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Children's National Health System, and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Down Syndrome
Dr. Kristina Cusmano-Ozog specializes in genetics. She studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Cusmano-Ozog trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She accepts Medicaid insurance. She is affiliated with Children's National Health System and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
Dr. Pranoot Tanpaiboon's area of specialization is clinical biochemical genetics. Dr. Tanpaiboon's clinical interests include lysosomal storage disease. She is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Children's National Health System, and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Tanpaiboon is open to new patients. She graduated from ChiangMai University Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a hospital affiliated with ChiangMai University. In addition to English, she speaks Thai.
Clinical interests: Genetic Issues, Lysosomal Storage Disease
Dr. Melissa Fries is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and genetics specialist. After attending Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Fries's clinical interests include prenatal diagnosis. She honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fries has received the following distinctions: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; APGO Outstanding Educator Award, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics; and Outstanding Staff Educator, Keesler Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Prenatal Diagnosis
Dr. Marshall Summar is a genetics specialist in Washington, DC. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, down syndrome, and diaphragmatic hernia. Dr. Summar is affiliated with Children's National Health System.
Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Lysosomal ... (Read more)
Dr. Amy Lewanda's area of specialization is pediatric genetics. She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Lewanda completed a residency program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Lewanda accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Lewanda speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Children's National Health System. She is accepting new patients.
Dr. Reem Saadeh-Haddad's medical specialty is pediatric genetics. She is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Before completing her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Saadeh-Haddad attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saadeh-Haddad has received the distinction of Margaret Ellen Nielson Fellowship Award, Johns Hopkins University. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.
Dr. Dina Zand is a specialist in genetics. Dr. Zand attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Louis Children's Hospital for residency. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's National Health System and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital.
Dr. Nicholas Ah Mew, who practices in Washington, DC, is a medical specialist in genetics. Dr. Ah Mew graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is conversant in French. Dr. Ah Mew is affiliated with Children's National Health System.
Dr. Gregory Ray specializes in molecular genetic pathology. He is professionally affiliated with Virginia Hospital Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Ray's education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Susan Black works as a genetics specialist. She takes MAMSI, MultiPlan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Black trained at Ochsner Medical Center for her residency. She has received the following distinctions: the University Entrance Scholar; McGill Red Wing Honor Society; and J. F. Williams Prize in Clinical Medicine. Dr. Black (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Filipino, and Arabic.
Dr. Ayne Iafolla specializes in pediatric genetics and neonatology. She is professionally affiliated with Western Maryland Health System, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, and Washington Adventist Hospital. She honors Medicaid insurance. Dr. Iafolla obtained her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed her residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Dr. Celeste Riley is a molecular genetic pathology, pediatric pathology, and cytopathology specialist. She accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Riley graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Riley (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Cantonese.
Dr. Eyby Leon Janampa is a clinical biochemical geneticist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Leon Janampa include down syndrome. Before performing her residency at Boston Medical Center, Harlem Hospital Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Leon Janampa attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's National Health System and Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Clinical interests: Down Syndrome
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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.