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Pediatric Genetics

Some children are born with genetic conditions that can affect their health or development. Some conditions that doctors might recommend testing, include:

  • Birth defects
  • Genetic syndrome
  • Inborn error of metabolism
  • Growth problem
  • Intellectual disability
  • Lysosomal storage disease

Experts in pediatric genetics at Baystate Children’s Hospital – the region’s only accredited full-service children’s hospital – include board certified geneticists, advanced practitioners, and licensed genetic counselors. Our team members work hand in hand with you and your child throughout assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.

Our experienced genetic counselors steer you toward helpful resources and services. We guide your family in understanding the effects of a genetic condition. This includes education about risks you and your child may face today and in the future.

Our Comprehensive Genetics Services

Baystate pediatric specialists provide comprehensive, compassionate genetics services for children and families, including:

  • Genetic counseling
  • Genetic assessments
  • Genetic testing
  • Ongoing patient and family care coordination
  • Metabolic disorders clinic
  • Prenatal and postnatal evaluation and diagnosis
  • Risk assessment
  • Treatment

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