Comprehensive Care for Genetic Disorders

The Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Division of Genetics offers comprehensive evaluations and medical management for children and young adults with a clinical concern regarding a genetic disorder. 

Our multidisciplinary genetics team includes board-certified pediatric geneticists, an advanced registered nurse practitioner, board-certified genetic counselors, a certified pediatric registered nurse and other staff members dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate care.

Services

Individuals are referred to our genetics clinic for a variety of indications. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Abnormal genetic testing results
  • Autism
  • Birth defects
  • Developmental delay
  • Family history of a genetic condition
  • Growth issues
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Multiple medical concerns
  • Pediatric tumors and cancers
  • Seizures or other neurological disorders
  • Unusual features

Our genetic counseling process includes: 

  • Thorough review of the patient’s medical and family history
  • Physical examination and evaluation
  • Discussion of suspected diagnoses and genetic testing options
  • Education regarding diagnosis and inheritance patterns
  • Discussion of medical management recommendations and treatment options
  • Referral to community resources and support groups

Specialty Clinics

Our genetics team participates in a wide variety of multidisciplinary clinics with other specialties and community resource groups. These include:

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (407) 648-7802.