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Medical Genetics

Medical genetics is the branch of medicine concerned with how hereditary and genetic factors play a role in causing a disease, birth defects, or inherited susceptibility to a health problem. The Division of Medical Genetics offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for known or suspected inherited disorders.

Our clinical team includes three board-certified geneticists, two nurse practitioners, four board-certified genetic counselors, and two metabolic dietitians who serve the adult, pediatric, and prenatal patient populations of Mississippi.

Prenatal Genetics

Pediatric Genetics 

Genetic Counseling

The UMMC Difference

UMMC is the only place in Mississippi that has board-certified geneticists, board-certified genetics counselors, genetic nurse practitioners, and metabolic genetic dieticians. 

We are proud to serve the unique needs of the patients of Mississippi.