We found 5 genetics specialists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near New Orleans, LA.
Dr. Dmitriy Niyazov is a specialist in genetics. He is affiliated with Ochsner. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Niyazov attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school.
Dr. Michael Marble is a clinical biochemical geneticist in New Orleans, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, and Lafayette, LA. Dr. Marble is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Dr. Marble attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial, Craniofacial Team, Birth defects, genetic hearing loss, genetic ... (Read more)
Dr. Yves Lacassie is a specialist in pediatric genetics. He works in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA. His areas of expertise include down syndrome. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Lacassie studied medicine at the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Lacassie speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), Ochsner, and Touro Infirmary. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Craniofacial Team, Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial, Down Syndrome, Clinical genetics, birth ... (Read more)
Dr. Hans Andersson's specialty is genetics. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Andersson has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.
Dr. Eva Morava-Kozicz is a physician who specializes in pediatric genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. Dr. Morava-Kozicz honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Morava-Kozicz (or staff) speaks German and Dutch. She is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.
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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.