We found 6 genetics specialists who accept WellCare near Manhasset, NY.
Dr. Martin Bialer is a specialist in pediatric genetics. Dr. Bialer is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Bialer welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Bialer (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and German.
Dr. David Tegay is a genetics specialist in Old Westbury, NY, Central Islip, NY, and East Meadow, NY. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Tegay studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Tegay trained at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NuHealth.
Dr. Oana Vele's area of specialization is molecular genetic pathology. She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She studied medicine at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy. In addition to English, Dr. Vele (or staff) speaks Romanian and French. She is affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Vele's office for an appointment.
Dr. Joyce Fox is a medical specialist in pediatric genetics. Dr. Fox takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. She attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. In addition to English, Dr. Fox (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.
Dr. David Meryash works as a pediatric geneticist, developmental pediatrician, and neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist. He is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Meryash graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Meryash welcomes new patients.
Dr. Jordan Laser is a molecular genetic pathology specialist. Dr. Laser honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Laser (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, and Huntington Hospital. Dr. Laser is accepting new patients.
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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.