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Mount Sinai Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases

Contact Information

Robert Desnick
Division of Medical Genetics
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1497

New York, NY 10029-6574

212-241-6947 (Voice),
212-860-3316 (FAX),

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The Mount Sinai Center for Jewish Genetic Diseases is the oldest center in the country dedicated to the care of patients with genetic disorders that are prevalent in the Jewish community and to conducting research focused on the development of improved diagnostic and treatment modalities. The Center conducts a Jewish genetic disease screening program, which provides expert screening and genetic counseling to individuals at risk for being carriers of these diseases. All services are provided by board-certified genetic counselors and clinical and molecular geneticists.



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Date Entered: 10/18/2011
Date Edited: 3/19/2013
Date Revised: 9/27/2011
Health Referral Number: HR3900
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