We found 11 genetics specialists who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Miami, FL.
Dr. Arelis Martir-Negron's area of specialization is genetics. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Martir-Negron attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
Dr. Parul Jayakar sees patients in Miami, FL and Weston, FL. Her medical specialty is pediatric genetics. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: bell's palsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Jayakar is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Lady Hardinge Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Manitoba. Dr. Jayakar has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.
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Dr. Ralph Howell is a pediatric geneticist in Miami, FL. Dr. Howell is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare Silver. He attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine.
Dr. Aparna Rajadhyaksha is a specialist in clinical pathology and genetics. She is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Dr. Rajadhyaksha graduated from Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rajadhyaksha takes.
Dr. Deborah Barbouth's area of specialization is pediatric genetics. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Her distinctions include: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Barbouth (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Barbouth is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.
Dr. Stephanie Sacharow is a genetics specialist in Miami, FL. United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sacharow accepts.
Dr. Mustafa Tekin, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in genetics. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tekin accepts.
Dr. Brocha Tarshish is a specialist in genetics and obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Miami, FL. 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. She attended medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.
Dr. Karl Muench is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in genetics. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.
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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.