Evaluation

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The Role of the Genetic Specialist

Genetic specialists can provide:

  • Consultation, counseling or evaluation
  • An assessment of risk or confirm diagnosis of a genetic disease
  • Management options and referrals to specialists as needed
  • Information and guidance to primary care providers on specific conditions, including prognosis and treatment
  • Recommend educational materials to patients and families

The Pediatric Genetics Evaluation: What to Expect

This is the second video in a four-part series entitled, “Improving Care for Developmental Disabilities & Dysmorphic Features”.  This American Board of Pediatrics approved MOC4 was created by the HRSA-funded Midwest Genetics Network (MGN) and its partners.