GeneticsDivision Director: Joseph W. Ray MD Administrative Manager: Kelli KnoxClinical Genetics Providers: Joseph W. Ray MD, Allison Britt MS, CGCMetabolic Genetic Providers: Joseph W. Ray MD, Allison Britt MS, CGC,Metabolic Dietician/Newborn Screening Coordinator: Danielle Vice MS, RD, LD, CNSC Prenatal Genetics Providers: Lillian H. Lockhart MD, Katherine Bridgeman MS, CGC, Swetha Narayanan MS, CGCCancer Genetics Providers: Christina Falugi MS, CGC PROVIDERS Ray, Joseph, MD Joseph Ray, MD Pediatric Genetics Britt, Allison, MS, CGC Allison Britt MS, CGC Genetic Counselor Vice, Danielle, MS, RD, LD, CNSC Danielle Vice, MS, RD, LD, CNSC Metabolic Dietitian, Newborn Screening Coordinator Lockhart, Lillian, MD Lillian Lockhart, MD Pediatric Genetics Bridgeman, Katherine, MS, CGC Katherine Bridgeman, MS, CGC Genetic Counselor Falugi, Christina, MS, CGC Christina Falugi MS, CGC Genetic Counselor Clinical GeneticsClinical genetics provides comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis for patients with potential genetic conditions. Our scope encompasses all forms of genetic conditions including, but not limited to, conditions with neurological, cardiac, endocrine, renal, and skeletal abnormalities.We provide treatment and surveillance of conditions with genetic etiologies such as lysosomal storage diseases and muscular dystrophy.We provide inpatient consultation services to adult and pediatric populations in Galveston and outpatient services in both Galveston and League City, TX.We have an active participation in medical student and resident education in the clinical setting and participate in the education of medical students during their basic science years.Metabolic Genetics and Newborn ScreeningMetabolic genetics provides counseling, surveillance, and treatment for patients with inborn errors of metabolism such as phenylketonuria, glutaric aciduria, etc.Our patients work closely with our metabolic dietician and are provided dynamic management in accordance to their health needsWe provide acute inpatient care at John Sealy Hospital and outpatient care to both pediatric and adult populations in both our Galveston and League City clinics.We facilitate diagnostic confirmation for patients that are found to be positive through the state mandated Texas DSHS Newborn Screening Program. Prenatal GeneticsPrenatal genetics provides counseling and screening for mothers with high risk pregnancies including mothers with advanced maternal age and mothers with abnormal findings on fetal ultrasoundWe facilitate diagnosis, determine inherited risk factors, and provide anticipatory guidance for mothers of babies with genetic conditionsWe provide pre-pregnancy counseling for patients with personal history and/or family history of genetic conditionsOur clinic is run in collaboration with the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in Galveston, TX.Our current outreach programs include collaboration clinics in Angleton, Pearland, Pasadena and Sugarland, TX.We have an active participation in medical student and resident education in our outpatient clinic and provide the unique opportunity for our trainees to learn and hone their counseling techniques in a controlled setting.Cancer GeneticsCancer genetics provides counseling and screening for both pediatric and adult patients at personal risk for hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes and family members with a family history of predisposition for cancer. We facilitate diagnosis by determining inherited risk factors, provide pre and post test canceling for the variety of genetic testing that is available, and help coordinate testing of patients and their family members. We have an active participation in medical student, medical genetic resident, and genetic counseling education in both our inpatient hospital and outpatient clinical settings. Pediatric Leadership Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Health After Hours Urgent Care Allergy-Immunology Cardiology Children's Special Services Clinical and Experimental Immunology and Infectious Diseases (CEIID) Critical Care Medicine (PICU) Endocrinology Gastroenterology General Academic Pediatrics General Inpatient Pediatrics Genetics Hematology-Oncology Infectious Diseases Neonatology Nephrology Neurology Vaccinology Patient Care Providing access to pediatric primary and specialty patient care to serve the health needs of Texas. Research We have a long history of collaborative Pedi research in viral infections, cancer, genetics, asthma and more. Education Our faculty participate in the education of medical students, residents and sub specialty fellows. Referring Physicians We recognize the importance of referring physicians in our mission to provide quality healthcare for all Texans.