Pediatric Genetics - Levine Children's Hospital

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The Clinical Genetics Program and Department of Pediatrics at Levine Children’s Hospital are seeking a MD or MD/PhD clinical geneticist certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Candidates should have experience in clinical genetics and dysmorphology, and should expect to participate in general genetic clinics, genetic specialty clinics and the inpatient consultation service. Experience in biochemical genetics is preferred. The candidate is expected to participate in selected Pediatric patient care programs and in the education programs for residents and medical students.  Faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics have an academic appointment at UNC School of Medicine, and Carolinas Medical Center is a regional campus of the UNC School of Medicine.

The Clinical Genetics Program is a well-established and active clinical and laboratory program, with a large regional referral base, and has a strong emphasis in excellence in patient care and teaching. The Program includes 2 clinical geneticists, 4 genetic counselors and a metabolic dietitian. We work closely with genetic colleagues at Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute including an MD Cancer Geneticist, PhD-cytogeneticist, PhD-molecular geneticist, 8 additional genetic counselors, and support staff. Current areas of clinical activity include general genetics (dysmorphology, MCA, etc), genetic and genomic testing, biochemical genetics, Lysosomal storage diseases, reproductive genetics, and cancer risk assessment.

Hospital Description

Levine Children’s Hospital, part of Carolinas HealthCare System is the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC, helping families stay close to home.  The freestanding children’s hospital has 12 floors with a total of 234 patient beds, including a 20-bed, combined Cardiovascular/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 20-bed Day Hospital and an 85- bed Neonatal ICU. Four different specialties have been ranked in the Top 50 of this year’s U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Children’s Hospital”.  In addition to being recognized for nephrology for the third time, LCH was also recognized for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery and Orthopedics.

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