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Genetics Clinics

Harris Health System Adult Genetics Clinic

Patients who are 18 years or older, who have a known diagnosis of genetic disease or need evaluation for a genetic diagnosis of adult onset can be seen at the adult genetics clinic located at the Smith Clinic. The clinic physicians will see patients with conditions such as Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, neurofibromatosis, familial cancer syndromes such as hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, Lynch syndrome, as well as, chromosomal conditions such as Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, Williams syndrome, etc. A detailed family history is taken along with a regular medical exam which includes interview as well as physical exam. Genetic testing is done when appropriate and patients and families are counseled in depth.

Clinic Director 
Shweta U. Dhar, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.M.G. 
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Clinic Physicians 
Reza Bekheirnia, M.D.
Shweta U. Dhar, M.D.
Wojciech Wiszniewski, M.D., Ph.D. 

Clinic Coordinator 
Tanya Eble, M.S., CGC 
Email: teble@bcm.edu

Administrative Assistant 
Veronica Cortez
Phone: (713) 798-7764 
Fax: (713) 798-6450