Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics

Medical genetics is the branch of medicine concerned with how hereditary and genetic factors play a role in causing a disease, birth defect or inherited susceptibility to a health problem. The Division of Genetics at Children's of Mississippi offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for known or suspected inherited disorders. Our clinical team includes five board-certified geneticists, one nurse practitioner, four board-certified genetic counselors and one metabolic dietitian who serves the adult, pediatric and prenatal patient population of Mississippi.