The Division of Pediatric Genetics at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and counseling services to both children and adults with genetic and congenital disorders. Our expert team specializes in the diagnosis and management for individuals with birth defects, developmental and intellectual disabilities, metabolic disorders, and rare or undiagnosed conditions. Diagnostic evaluations are carried out by a multidisciplinary team of medical geneticists, genetic counselors, nurses, registered dietitians, and social workers.
Our team has contributed to numerous research efforts that have led to the advancement in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of new and rare genetic disorders. UCLA offers access to state-of-the-art cytogenetics, molecular and biochemical laboratories, including the UCLA Clinical Genomics Center. We collaborate with research centers at UCLA for individuals with undiagnosed disorders including the Undiagnosed Disease Network at UCLA and the California Center for Rare Diseases at UCLA.