New York State Clinical Geneticists and Genetic Counselors: Cancer Genetics

* = known to provide genetic counseling on a zero-based sliding fee scale or make other special financial arrangements

Niagara Region (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming counties)

  • *Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Clinical Genetics Service
    Elm and Carlton Streets
    Buffalo, NY 14263 0001
    Director: Carolyn D. Farrell, CNP, MS, CGC
    Genetic counselors: Mollie Hutton, MS, CGC, Audrey Schroeder, MS, CGC and Laurie Connors, MS, FNP
    Phone: (716) 845-8400
  • *Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
    Division of Genetics
    140 Hodge Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14222
    Chief: Richard W. Erbe, MD
    Genetic Counselors: Laura Tripi and Sally Janes
    Phone: (716) 878-7530

Finger Lakes Region (Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates counties)

  • *University of Rochester School of Medicine/Strong Memorial Hospital
    Department of Medicine, Division of Genetics
    Rochester Regional Genetics Program, Box 641
    Rochester, NY 14642
    Director: Chin-To Fong, MD
    Genetic Counselors: Jessica Salamone, MS, CGC, Erin Lagoe, MS, CGC and Lauren Smith, MS, CGC
    Phone: (585) 275-3461
  • Jessica Salamone, MS, CGC
    Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
    170 Sawgrass Drive
    Rochester, NY 14620
    Phone: (585) 758-7041

Central Region (Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, and Tompkins counties)

  • GYN Oncology of CNY, PC
    Suite 400
    5008 Brittonfield Parkway
    East Syracuse, NY 13057
    Mary J. Cunningham, MD
    Phone: (315) 634-4112
  • *SUNY University Hospital Regional Genetics Program
    Center for Developmental Behavior and Genetics
    725 Irving Avenue – Suite 112
    Crouse Program Office Building
    Syracuse, NY 13210
    Bonnie Braddock, MPH, CGC
    Phone: (315) 464-4842

Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley (Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Otsego, Oneida, Sullivan, Tioga, and Tompkins counties)

  • *Binghamton Genetic Counseling Program
    Ferre Institute
    124 Front Street
    Binghamton, NY 13905
    Project Director: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS
    Genetic Counselors: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS, Lindsey Morse, MS, CGC and Erin Houghton, MS, CGC
    Phone: (607) 724-4308 or (888) 483-3773
  • *Mohawk Valley Genetic Service
    Ferre Institute
    4 Oxford Crossing
    New Hartford, NY 13413
    Genetic Counselors: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS, Lindsey Morse, MS, CGC and Erin Houghton, MS, CGC
    Phone: (315) 724-4348
    To make an appointment: (888) 483-3773
  • *Regional Cancer Center
    Ferre Institute
    Bassett Health Care
    One Atwell Road
    Cooperstown, NY 13326
    Genetic Counselor: Lindsay Morse, MS, CGC
    To make an appointment: (888) 483-3773

North Country Region (Warren, Hamilton, Essex, Clinton, Franklin, Lewis, Fulton and St. Lawrence counties)

  • *E.J. Noble Hospital
    77 West Barney Street
    Gouverneur, NY 13642
    Genetic Counselor: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS
    To make an appointment: (888) 483-3773
  • The CR Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital
    102 Park Street, Pruyn Pavilion
    Glens Falls, NY 12801
    Medical Oncologist: Eric Pillemer, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Charlene Schulz, MS, CGC
    Phone: (518) 926-6703
  • Vermont Regional Genetics Center
    112 Colchester Avenue
    Burlington, VT 05401
    Genetic Counselor: Wendy McKinnon, MS, CGC
    Phone: (802) 847-4073 or (802) 847-5868
  • Samilliar Cancer Program
    111 Colchester Ave
    Burlington, VT 05401
    Genetic Counselor: Wendy McKinnon, MS, CGC
    Phone: (802) 847-8400

Capital District Region (Albany, Columbia, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington counties)

  • *Upstate Hematology Oncology
    Ferre Institute
    2125 River Road
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    Director: Dr. Thomas L. Goodman
    Genetic Counselor: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS, Lindsay Morse, MS, CGC and Erin Houghton, MS, CGC
    To make an appointment: (888) 483-3773
  • *St. Peter's Hospital Cancer Center
    315 South Manning Blvd.
    Albany, NY 12208
    Genetic Counselors: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS, Lindsay Morse, MS, CGC and Erin Houghton, MS, CGC
    To make an appointment: (888) 483-3773
  • S. Bonnie Liebers, MS, CGC
    Genetic Counseling Services, Inc. (telephone consultation services)
    PO Box 9205
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    Phone: (888) 260-6543
  • St. Mary's Hospital
    Ferre Institute
    84E State Street
    Gloversville, NY 12078
    Phone: (888) 483-3773

Hudson Valley Region (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties)

  • Jonathan Clyman, PhD, CGC
    Board-certified Genetic Counselor
    The Herb & Sue Ann Redl Center for Cancer Care
    MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
    19 Baker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Phone: (845) 483-5997
    Fax: (845) 483-5797
  • Vanessa Marcell, MS, CGC
    Manager, Cancer Risk Genetic Counseling
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    257 Lafayette Avenue, Suite 200
    Suffern, NY 10901
    Phone: (845) 533-4951
  • Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center
    White Plains Hospital
    Davis Avenue East Post Road
    White Plains, NY 10601
    Phone: (914) 681-2873
  • Fishkill Radiation Oncology Center
    200 Westage Business Center Drive
    Fishkill, NY 12524
    Kelli M. Mayfarth, MS
    Phone: (845)-483-6641
  • Lawrence Hospital Center
    Cancer and Genetics Prevention
    55 Palmer Avenue
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    Genetic Counselor: Donna Russo
    Phone: (914) 787-4000
  • Mount Kisco Medical Group (2 locations)
    90 South Bedford Road, 2nd floor
    Mount Kisco, NY 10567
    Oakwood Commons
    2507 South Road
    Poughkeepsie , New York 12601
    Genetic Counselor: Lisa Cohn, M.S., C.G.C
    Phone: (914) 242-1380
  • Northern Westchester Hospital
    400 E. Main Street
    Mount Kisco, NY 10549
    Genetic Counselor: Nancy Cohen, MS, CGC
    Phone: (914) 242-7649
  • Putnam Hospital Center
    Camarda Care Center
    672 Stoneleigh Ave.
    Carmel, NY 10512
    Kelli M. Mayfarth, MS
    Phone: (845) 483-6641
  • *Regional Medical Genetics and Inherited Metabolic Diseases Center, Inc.
    19 Bradhurst Avenue
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    Director: Lawrence R. Shapiro, MD
    Phone: (914) 304-5280
  • *Ulster Radiation Oncology Center
    111 Mary's Avenue, Suite 1
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Kelli M. Mayfarth, MS
    Phone: (845) 483-6641
  • *Vassar Brothers Medical Center
    Dyson Center, 2nd Floor
    45 Reade Place
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Kelli M. Mayfarth, MS
    Phone: (845) 483-6641

New York City (The Bronx/Bronx County)

  • *Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    234 East 149th Street
    Bronx, NY 10451
    Director, Medical Genetics: Ernest Lieber, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Adee Pintzov
    Phone: (718) 579-5295
  • *Montefiore Medical Center, Institute for Women's Health
    1695 Eastchester Road, Suite 301
    Bronx, NY 10461
    Director: Susan Klugman, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Myrna Ben-Yishay and Emily Bloom, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 405-8200
  • *Jacobi Medical Center
    1400 Pelham Parkway South
    Bldg. 8, 3B-160
    Bronx, NY 10461
    Genetic Counselors: Jessica L. Giordano, MS, Janelle McCarthy, MS
    Director: Susan Gross, MD
    Phone: (718) 918-4908
  • *North Central Bronx Hospital
    3424 Kossuth Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (same staff as Jacobi)
    Phone: (718) 519-3740

New York City (Brooklyn/Kings County)

  • *The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Genetics
    240 Willoughby St 3H
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Director: Fred Gilbert, MD
    Phone: (718) 250-8032
  • Maimonides Cancer Center
    6300 Eighth Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 12220
    Genetic Counselor: Sarah Bradley, MS
    Phone: (718) 765-2547
  • *New York Methodist Hospital
    506 Sixth Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    Clinical Geneticist: Karen David, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Erin Carney, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 780-5256

New York City (Manhattan/New York County)

  • *Beth Israel Medical Center
    PACC (Phillips Ambulatory Care Center)
    10 Union Square East, Suite 403
    New York, NY 10003
    Cancer Genetic Counselor: Karen Ott
    Phone: (212) 844-8959 or (212) 844-6285
  • *Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / NY Presbyterian Hospital
    • Hereditary GI Cancer Program (Colorectal & Gastric Cancers)
      161 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 862
      New York, NY 10032
      Phone: (212) 305-1021
      Director: Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH
      Genetic Counselor: Elena Levinson, MS, CGC
    • * Division of Gynecologic Oncology
      Herbert Irving Pavilion, 8th floor
      161 Fort Washington Avenue
      New York, NY 10032
      Thomas J. Herzog, M.D
      Phone: (212) 305-3410
    • * The Muzzi Mirza Pancreatic Cancer Prevention & Genetics Program
      The Pancreas Center
      Herbert Irving Pavilion, Rm 829
      161 Fort Washington Avenue
      New York, NY 10032
      (212) 305-3701
      Director: Harold Frucht, MD
      Program Manager: Joanna Martinez-Gomez
      Genetic Counselor: Elana Levinson, MS, MPH
    • *Cancer Genetics Program
      Herbert Irving Pavilion, Room 1028
      161 Fort Washington Avenue
      New York, NY 10032
      Geneticist: Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
      Cancer GCs: Donna Russo, MS, Carrie Koval, MS and Elana Levinson, MS, MPH (genetic counseling available in Spanish)
      Phone: (212) 305-0190
  • *Harlem Hospital
    135th Street at Lenox Avenue, Suite 6146
    New York, NY 10037
    Geneticist: Nelly Jouayed, MD
    Phone: (212) 939-1701
  • Office of Matthew B. Lubin, MD
    791 Park Avenue
    New York, NY 10021
    Phone: 877-436-3763
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Clinical Genetics Lower Level One
    222 East 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
    Kenneth Offit, MD, Mark Robson, MD, Noah Kauff, MD and Zsofia Stadler, MD
    Genetic Counselors: Emily Glogowski, MS, MSc, CGC, Yelena Kemel, MS, ScM,CGC, Beth Siegel, MS, CGC, Sherry Boyar, MS, CGC, Erin Salo-Mullen, MS, CGC, Megan Harlan Fleischut, MS, CGC and Angela Arnold MS, CGC
    Phone: (646) 888-4050
  • *Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Department of Pediatrics
    Division of Genetics
    1901 First Avenue
    New York, NY 10029
    Director: Karen L. David, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Karina Acrich, MS
    Phone: (212) 423-6452
  • *Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences
    One Gustave L. Levy Place
    Box 1497
    New York, NY 10029
    Director: Lakshmi Mehta, MD
    Genetic Counselors: Karen Brown, MS, CGC, Claire Davis, MS, CGC and Emily Soper, MS, CGC
    Phone: (212) 241-6947
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill/Cornell Division
    • GI Genetics Service
      Department of Genetic Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
      1305 York Avenue, Fourth Floor
      New York, NY 10021
      Director: Steven Lipkin, MD, PhD
      Genetic Counselor: Constance Gibb, MS, CGC
      Phone: (212) 746-4014
    • Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
      1315 York Avenue
      First Floor
      New York, NY 10021
      Genetic Counselor: Constance Gibb, MS, CGC
      Phone: (212) 746-5729
    • *The Breast Center
      425 East 61st, 8th Floor
      New York, NY 10021
      Phone: (212) 821-0830
      Ann Carlson, MS, CGC
  • *New York University Langone Medical Center – Clinical Cancer Center
    • Human Genetics Program
      550 First Avenue
      New York, NY 10016
      Genetic Counselor: Elsa Reich, MS
      Phone: (212) 263-5746
    • Clinical Cancer Center
      160 E. 34th Street, Room 434
      New York, NY 10016
      Genetic Counselor: Rebecca Yee, MS, CGC
      Phone: (212) 731-5109
  • *Office of Dr. Elizabeth A. Poynor
    1050 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10028
    Elizabeth A. Poynor, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG
    Phone: (212) 426-2700
  • *St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    425 West 59th Street
    Suite 7A
    New York, NY 10019
    Cancer Genetic Counselor: Karen Ott
    Phone: (212) 523-7500 or (212) 523-7092

New York City (Queens/Queens County)

  • *City Hospital Center at Elmhurst
    Department of Pediatrics, E9-1
    79-01 Broadway
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    Cancer Genetic Counselors: Patricia Power, MS, CGC (Supervisor), Ruth Ann Denchy, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 334-5510/5199
  • *New York Hospital Queens: New York - Presbyterian Healthcare System
    CRT Surgical Associates, PC
    56-45 Main Street, W-LL300
    Flushing, NY 11355
    Genetic Counselor: Lindsey M. Alico, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 670-2110
  • *Queens Hospital Center
    82-68th 164th Street
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    Medical Geneticist: Sara Kaffe, MD
    Phone: (718) 883-4676

New York City (Staten Island/Richmond County)

  • *Staten Island University Hospital
    Hereditary Cancer Genetics Program
    256 Mason Avenue
    Bldg B, 2nd Floor
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    Cancer Genetic Counselor: Jessica L. DePetro, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 226-6230
  • *Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities
    1050 Forest Hill Road
    Staten Island, NY 10314
    Director: Milen Velinov, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Nancy Zellers, MS
    Phone: (718) 494-5369

Long Island Region (Nassau and Suffolk Counties)

  • Academic Health Care Center
    New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at NYIT
    Northern Boulevard, Riland Center
    Old Westbury, NY 11568
    Clinical Geneticist: David Tegay, DO, FACMG
    Phone: (516) 686-1300
  • *Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
    1000 Montauk Highway
    West Islip, NY 11795
    Diana Moglia, MS, CGC
    Phone: (631) 376-4050
  • *North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Monter Cancer Center
    450 Lakeville Rd
    Lake Success, NY 11042
    Luliana Shapira, MD/Ravi Sharaf, MD, MS / Cancer Genetic Counselor: Sharona Cohen, MS
    Phone: (516) 734-8850
  • *Southampton Hospital
    240 Meetinghouse Lane
    Southampton, NY 11968
    Phone: (631) 377-3477
  • *Stony Brook University Hospital
    Health Sciences Center
    Genetics Division, Department of Pediatrics, Suite 8
    University Hospital
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    Dr. Patricia Galvin-Parton
    Phone: (631) 444-2790
  • The Genetics Center, Inc.
    48 Route 25A, Suite 205
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    Medical Director: David Hyman, MD
    Phone: (631) 862-3620
  • *Winthrop University Hospital , Genetics Division
    120 Mineola Boulevard, Suite 210
    Mineola, NY 11501
    Director: Moris Angulo, MD
    Genetic Counselor: Monika Zak-Aptekar, MS
    Phone: (516) 663-2657

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