Medical geneticists and genetic counselors in the Medical Genetics Faculty Practice at The Mount Sinai Hospital specialize in the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling of patients with and individuals suspected of having genetic diseases, birth defects, reproductive problems, or cancer risks.

Our team includes physicians who specialize in medical genetics, as well as genetic counselors, nutritionists, nurse practitioners, and social workers. All of our physicians and genetic counselors are certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Testing Your Baby for Metabolic Disorders

Director of the Program for Inherited Metabolic Diseases, Melissa Wasserstein, MD, discusses the simple blood test used for screening for metabolic disorders. Learn more

Raising a Child Who Has PKU: How Two Moms Learned to Cope

How two moms, with sons born 20 years apart, learned to cope with the diagnosis of phenylketonuria (PKU): A video from the Save Babies Through Screening Foundation.  Watch video

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Tel: 212-241-6947
Fax: 212-860-3316

The Mount Sinai Health System
1428 Madison Ave (at 99th Street)
Atran Building, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10029

Mailing Address:
Division of Medical Genetics
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1497
New York, NY 10029-6574

9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday

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Tel. 212-987-3100