We found 8 genetics specialists who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Miami, FL.
Dr. Ralph Howell is a pediatric geneticist in Miami, FL. He takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Howell attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine.
Dr. Deborah Barbouth's specialty is pediatric genetics. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Barbouth (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. She is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.
Dr. Stephanie Sacharow sees patients in Miami, FL. Her medical specialty is genetics. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.
Dr. Mustafa Tekin works as a genetics specialist in Miami, FL. Dr. Tekin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.
Dr. Brocha Tarshish is a specialist in genetics and obstetrics & gynecology. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center. She graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Tarshish accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. Karl Muench is a genetics specialist in Miami, FL. Dr. Muench accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.
Ms. Josephine Greto's area of specialization is genetics. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze.
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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.