We found 5 genetics specialists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near New Orleans, LA.
Dr. Dmitriy Niyazov sees patients in New Orleans, LA and Raceland, LA. His medical specialty is genetics. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Niyazov attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. He is affiliated with Ochsner.
Dr. Michael Marble's specialty is clinical biochemical genetics. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Marble trained at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Dr. Marble is professionally affiliated with LSU Health New Orleans and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.
Dr. Hans Andersson is a genetics specialist in New Orleans, LA, Lafayette, LA, and Metairie, LA. Dr. Andersson is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center, Women's and Children's Hospital, and Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Andersson has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.
Dr. Yves Lacassie practices genetics. He attended medical school at the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lacassie honors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner, LSU Health New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC).
Dr. Eva Morava-Kozicz works as a pediatric geneticist and clinical biochemical geneticist. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Morava-Kozicz is a graduate of the University of Pécs Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Morava-Kozicz (or staff) speaks the following languages: German and Dutch. Dr. Morava-Kozicz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Tulane Medical Center, Women's and Children's Hospital, and Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children.
- 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.