We found 4 genetics specialists who accept Medicare near Chantilly, VA.
Dr. Celeste Riley works as a molecular genetic pathologist, pediatric pathologist, and cytopathologist. Dr. Riley is in-network for Medicare insurance. She graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Riley (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Cantonese.
Dr. Daniel Jones practices molecular genetic pathology and hematopathology. His areas of expertise include health informatics. Dr. Jones accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School for residency. Dr. Jones has received distinctions including **Also Board Certified in Molecular Genetic and Pathology**. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.
Clinical interests: Health Informatics
Dr. Ozlem Goker-Alpan is a specialist in clinical biochemical genetics. Dr. Goker-Alpan's clinical interests encompass genetic issues and general care. She accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She attended Marmara University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Marmara University and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Goker-Alpan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Clinical interests: Genetic Issues, General Care
Dr. Carla Macleod's specialties are molecular genetic pathology and cytopathology. Dr. Macleod (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino, Spanish, and French. She graduated from Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine and the University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Washington Hospital Center. She is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Coventry, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers.
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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.