The UCLA 22q Clinic is a multidisciplinary specialty clinic created to serve children and adults diagnosed with 22q11.2 deletion and duplication syndromes (22q11.2 deletion syndrome is also called DiGeorge syndrome, VCFS, or velocardiofacial syndrome). Our mission is to provide comprehensive medical management specific to 22q11.2 deletion and duplication syndromes through a collaborative team approach. We accept patients from infancy to adulthood. The 22q clinic is offered on the second Wednesday of every month at 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 265, Los Angeles, CA 90095.
The UCLA 22q Clinic includes a geneticist, genetic counselor, immunologist, and cardiologist, with consultations from endocrinologists and neuropsychologists. Consultations in the UCLA Craniofacial clinic may be scheduled on the same day and take place in the same suite.
Sulagna Saitta, MD, PhD - Pediatric GeneticsMarina Dutra-Clarke, MS, CGC - Genetic CounselorCaroline Kuo, MD - Pediatric Allergy & ImmunologyGreg Perens, MD - Pediatric Cardiology
UCLA Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 265 Los Angeles, CA 90095(310) 206-6581 Tel(310) 206-8616 FaxFor an appointment, please call: UCLA Pediatric Genetics (310) 206-6581
The UCLA Medical Center offers the following specialty consultations:
22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects many organ systems of the body. There is a wide range of health and developmental issues in people with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. The common features of this syndrome include varying degrees of:
22q11.2 deletion syndrome is caused by a microdeletion (missing a small piece of genetic material) of chromosome 22. The 22q11.2 deletion can vary in size and can lead to a wide range of health problems.
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