We found 23 genetics specialists near Waltham, MA.
Dr. Catherine Nowak is a pediatric genetics specialist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Nowak is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, and Medicaid. She has an open panel. Dr. Nowak attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center for residency. Her distinctions include: **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: Genetic Issues
Dr. Susan Pauker sees patients in Boston, MA and Watertown, MA. Her medical specialty is pediatric genetics. Patients gave Dr. Pauker an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is especially interested in marfan syndrome. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Pauker attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Pauker include: Jonas Salk Memorial Award; March Of Dimes; Emmy Award; National Academy Of Arts And Sciences; and Franklin D Roosevelt Award; March Of Dimes. Dr. Pauker (or staff) speaks Sign Language. She also offers interpreting services for her patients.
Clinical interests: Teaching, Marfan Syndrome
Dr. Jane O'Brien works as a pediatric geneticist in Brighton, MA and Boston, MA. In her practice, Dr. O'Brien focuses on genetic disorders and autism. She is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. She is in-network for Cigna, Aetna, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. O'Brien performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center. Her distinctions include: Pediatric Resident Teaching Award, 1991 Boston and Medical Center.. She offers interpreting services for her patients.
Clinical interests: Genetic Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Autism
Dr. Sharon Smith's specialty is pediatric genetics. Her professional affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Before performing her residency at Tufts Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Smith attended Boston University School of Medicine. She honors Medicaid insurance. Dr. Smith is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Genetic Issues
Dr. Marsha Fearing is a medical specialist in pediatric genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. She honors Aetna, Medicaid, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care insurance. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Fearing attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Fearing has received include Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.; Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Award.; and Recipient. She is accepting new patients.
Dr. Amy Kritzer is a medical specialist in pediatric genetics. Dr. Kritzer honors Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, she performed her residency at Floating Hospital for Children. She is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. She has a closed panel.
Clinical interests: Metabolism
Dr. Matthew Fickie specializes in pediatric genetics. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Auburn Hospital. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Missouri Health System for residency. Dr. Fickie is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients.
Dr. Susan Manea specializes in pediatric genetics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics and practices in Waltham, MA and Canton, MA. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Tufts Health Plan. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Manea's office for an appointment. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Manea attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College.
Dr. Gabriel Cohn specializes in genetics and obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Springfield, MA and Lexington, MA. Dr. Cohn takes Medicaid insurance. After attending SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has received the following distinctions: First Prize Paper; CREOG, APGO Annual Meeting; National Faculty Award For Excellence; and Resident Education, Creog. He is accepting new patients.
Dr. Alanna Burke's specialty is pediatric genetics. She takes Aetna, Medicaid, and Tufts Health Plan insurance. Dr. Burke studied medicine at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Burke (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and Portuguese. Dr. Burke is accepting new patients.
Dr. Philip Reilly is a genetics specialist. Dr. Reilly accepts Medicaid insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Yale School of Medicine and performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. He is not currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Celeste Krauss is a specialist in clinical cytogenetics and pediatric genetics. She attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Principle Investigator, Cystic Fibrosis Screening; Public Education Award, March Of Dimes; and Ob-Gyn Staff Achievement Award, Preconception. Dr. Krauss is not accepting new patients at this time.
Dr. David Margulies is a genetics specialist. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Boston. He honors Medicaid insurance. Dr. Margulies is not currently accepting new patients. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Pierre Bitoun's medical specialty is pediatric genetics. Dr. Bitoun accepts Medicaid insurance. He welcomes new patients. For his residency, Dr. Bitoun trained at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Bitoun has received professional recognition including the following: Physician Recognition Award (AMA).
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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.