Welcome to Medical Genetics, Inherited Metabolic Diseases and Lysosomal Storage Disorders Center.

Our combined program is the only comprehensive center of its kind in the Lower Hudson Valley, meeting your needs for these services without the need to travel outside of the region. We’re also a state-designated referral center for New York, Connecticut and New Jersey’s Newborn Screening Programs and provide prenatal genetic counseling.

We offer comprehensive care for our patients and provide access to the specialty services available through Westchester Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital.We provide a team approach to patient care. Our goal is to provide our patients with quality, compassionate care that meets their individual needs.

Medical Genetics, Inherited Metabolic and Lysosomal Storage Disorders Center is part of Boston Children’s Health Physicians (BCHP), formerly Children’s & Women’s Physicians of Westchester (CWPW). BCHP is a member of the Boston Children’s Hospital integrated network of care locations and partnerships, ranked the #1 pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Our team

David Kronn, MD, FACMG, FAAP
Director, Medical Genetics, Inherited Metabolic & Lysosomal Storage Disorders Center
Director Biochemical Genetics
Director of Laboratory Services, Westchester Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics

Elizabeth Lim-Melia, MD
Assistant Director, Medical Genetics& Inherited Metabolic Diseases
Instructor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College

Maryam Banikazemi, MD
Clinical & Biochemical Geneticist
Director – Fabry Disease Program
Co-Director – Lysosomal Storage Disorders Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College

Shideh Mofidi, MS, RD, CSP, Metabolic Dietitian
Clinical Director, Medical Genetics, Inherited Metabolic Diseases & the Lysosomal Storage Disorders Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College

M. Valerie Marrero-Stein, RN, MSN, CPNP
Instructor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College
Clinical Care Coordinator, Genetic Services & Lysosomal Storage Disorders

Nandini Chandy, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Heidi G. Taska, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Sara Malka Cohen, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Mary Sexton, MS, RD, CSP, CDN
Pediatric Nutritionist

Contact Us

Contact us at 914-304-5280

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