We found 22 genetics specialists near Waltham, MA.
Dr. Catherine Nowak practices pediatric genetics. Dr. Nowak is professionally affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and Children's Hospital Boston. She honors Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, Medicaid, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Nowak trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center for residency. She has received distinctions including **also Board Certified In Sub-specialty In; Clnical Genetics**; and 1995-Exceptional Children'S Physician Award. She offers interpreting services for her patients.
Clinical interests: Genetics Program
Dr. Susan Pauker is a specialist in pediatric genetics. She works in Boston, MA and Watertown, MA. Her areas of expertise include marfan syndrome. Dr. Pauker is professionally affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and Massachusetts General Hospital. Neighborhood Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pauker accepts. Dr. Pauker is open to new patients. She is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and a graduate of Massachusetts General Hospital's residency program. She has received professional recognition including the following: Jonas Salk Memorial Award; March Of Dimes; Emmy Award; National Academy Of Arts And Sciences; and Franklin D Roosevelt Award; March Of Dimes. In addition to English, Dr. Pauker (or staff) speaks Sign Language. She also offers interpreting services for her patients.
Clinical interests: Marfan syndrome; prenatal diagnostic decision making; clinical ethics; teaching Harvard Medical ... (Read more)
Dr. Jane O'Brien is a pediatric genetics specialist in Brighton, MA and Boston, MA. Areas of expertise for Dr. O'Brien include genetic disorders and autism. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. O'Brien is an in-network provider for Cigna, Aetna, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. O'Brien's distinctions include: Pediatric Resident Teaching Award, 1991 Boston and Medical Center.. Dr. O'Brien offers interpreting services for her patients.
Clinical interests: Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Genetic Diseases and Disorders, Complex Care Services
Dr. Sharon Smith works as a pediatric geneticist. Dr. Smith attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Tufts Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Medicaid insurance. Dr. Smith's professional affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. She is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Genetics Program
Dr. Matthew Fickie's specialty is pediatric genetics. Dr. Fickie accepts the following insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Medicare. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Missouri Health System's residency program. He is affiliated with Mount Auburn Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Marsha Fearing's areas of specialization are pediatric genetics and clinical biochemical genetics; she sees patients in Boston, MA and Chestnut Hill, MA. Dr. Fearing takes Aetna, Medicaid, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.; Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Award.; and Recipient.
Dr. Susan Manea's specialties are pediatric genetics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. She practices in Waltham, MA and Canton, MA. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Tufts Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Manea takes. She studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Manea's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Gabriel Cohn's medical specialty is genetics and obstetrics & gynecology. After attending SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, Dr. Cohn completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He accepts Medicaid insurance. His distinctions include: First Prize Paper; CREOG, APGO Annual Meeting; National Faculty Award For Excellence; and Resident Education, Creog. He is open to new patients.
Dr. Alanna Burke is a medical specialist in pediatric genetics. Dr. Burke accepts Aetna, Medicaid, and Tufts Health Plan insurance. She attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for residency. Dr. Burke (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Portuguese. Her practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Rhonda Spiro is a physician who specializes in genetics. She studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Spiro trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for her residency.
Dr. Philip Reilly's area of specialization is genetics. He takes Medicaid insurance. After attending Yale School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center. Unfortunately, Dr. Reilly is not accepting new patients at this time.
Dr. Celeste Krauss works as a clinical cytogeneticist and pediatric geneticist. She is closed to new patients at this time. She studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Krauss has received the following distinctions: Principle Investigator, Cystic Fibrosis Screening; Public Education Award, March Of Dimes; and Ob-Gyn Staff Achievement Award, Preconception.
Dr. David Margulies is a genetics specialist. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Margulies is in-network for Medicaid insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Margulies is closed to new patients at this time.
Dr. Pierre Bitoun's medical specialty is pediatric genetics. He trained at Tufts Medical Center for his residency. He takes Medicaid insurance. Dr. Bitoun has received professional recognition including the following: Physician Recognition Award (AMA). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bitoun's office for an appointment.
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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.