Genetics

The Medical Genetics Faculty Practice at The Mount Sinai Hospital specializes in the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with or suspected of having genetic diseases, birth defects, reproductive complications, or cancer risks.

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

Mount Sinai is home to several programs specializing in genetic diseases with state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory services available. Every medical geneticist in our Genetics Faculty Practice is a member of the staff of The Mount Sinai Hospital and of the faculty of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Our Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences is one of the largest in the country dedicated to the understanding, prevention, treatment and cure of genetic diseases and birth defects.