At NYU Langone’s Clinical Genetic Services, we offer individualized evaluations, genetic counseling, and testing. Our clinical services include prenatal counseling, carrier testing, and complete genetic evaluations for children and adults.
Our goal is to provide you with genetic information that presents choices and minimizes uncertainty, empowering you to make decisions that are most beneficial for you. Although we offer specific recommendations about your medical care, we encourage you to make reproductive and other choices that are appropriate for you based on your cultural background and personal experience.
We use a team approach in which we consult you, as well as one another, when making decisions. Our team includes highly experienced clinical geneticists and genetic counselors who are trained to provide you with clinical information as well as emotional support. If necessary, we can refer you to other specialists.
A genetic evaluation includes meeting with either a medical geneticist or a genetic counselor, or both. We gather a detailed medical and family history during your appointment, provide a physical examination if needed, and discuss your options for genetic testing—including the potential benefits as well as limitations for you and your family.
In the case of prenatal counseling, our experienced professionals provide you with a detailed description of the genetic tests available to you, estimate the likelihood of a genetic condition in a fetus, and help you consider your options. We remain available for further counseling and support after your session is over as well.
When evaluating your child for a genetic condition, we believe that parents are an integral part of the healthcare team. We want to know your thoughts about the causes of your child’s condition and discuss whether or not testing or treatment options may influence future childbearing decisions. We are supportive of your decision-making process based on your individual needs, philosophies, and beliefs. Our services for children are provided through Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone.
Our services continue to grow with the increasing availability of new genetic tests and treatments. Our group customizes and explains the scientific details of your genetic evaluation, so you can be a fully informed participant in healthcare for yourself and your child.
Our team collaborates to create the best possible treatment plan for you and your family. Our clinical geneticists are certified by the American Board of Genetics and Genomics.
Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.
We offer outpatient care to children of all ages with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
We combine the most advanced medical treatments with psychosocial and emotional support services for young patients and their families.
We bring together a team of experts who specialize in caring for children, including cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, nephrologists, gastroenterologists, orthopedic oncologists, and others.
Our researchers share a goal of understanding how cancer develops at the molecular level, and how to harness that knowledge to reduce the risk of cancer and provide the best treatments.
Our program provides complete diagnosis and treatment plans for people with inherited cardiovascular conditions.
We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited diseases of the nervous system.
Our dedicated medical, behavioral, and surgical specialists work together to provide individualized evaluation and care for patients and families with these genetic disorders.
We aim to advance the understanding of the causes of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders and provide individualized treatments.
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