We found 6 genetics specialists who accept Silver Compass 4000 near Miami, FL.
Dr. Deborah Barbouth's area of specialization is pediatric genetics. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Barbouth (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.
Dr. Stephanie Sacharow, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in genetics. Dr. Sacharow takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.
Dr. Mustafa Tekin's area of specialization is genetics. Dr. Tekin accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.
Dr. Brocha Tarshish is a specialist in genetics and obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Miami, FL. She is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Tarshish obtained her medical school training at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and performed her residency at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University.
Dr. Yao-Shan Fan is a genetics specialist. Dr. Fan is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.
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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.