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: Nicoleta Voian, MD, MPH
    Genetic counselors: Mollie Hutton, MS, CGC, June M. Mikkelson, MS, CGC, and Cara S. Dresbold, MS, CGC
    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 Fisher, MS, CGC and Melissa Samons, MS, CGC
    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, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 641
    Rochester, NY 14642
    Director: Chin-To Fong, MD
    Genetic Counselors: Lauren Smith, MS, CGC and Karen S. Miller, MS CGC
    Phone: (585) 275-3461
  • Jessica Salamone, SCM, 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
    475 Irving Avenue, Suite 204
    Syracuse, NY 13210
    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)

  • UHS Breast Center
    4417 Vestal Parkway East, Suite 300
    Vestal, NY 13850
    Genetic Counselors: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS, and Erin Houghton, MS, CGC
    To make an appointment: (607)-724-4308 or (888) 483-3773
  • 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
  • *Ferre Institute
    3985 Oneida Street, Suite 204
    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; Luba Djurdinovic, MS, and Erin Houghton, 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) ) 926-6620
  • Vermont Regional Genetics Center
    112 Colchester Avenue
    Burlington, VT 05401
    Genetic Counselor: Wendy McKinnon, MS, CGC
    Phone: (802) 847-4073 or (802) 847-5868
  • Familiar 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
    To make an appointment: (888) 483-3773
  • *St. Peter's Hospital Cancer Center
    317 South Manning Blvd.
    Albany, NY 12208
    Genetic Counselors: Luba Djurdjinovic, MS, Lindsay Morse, 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
    www.geneticcounselingservices.com
  • 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
    Email: jonathan.clyman@westchestermedicalcenter.org
  • Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center
    White Plains Hospital
    Davis Avenue East Post Road
    White Plains, NY 10601
    Nicole Boxer, MS, CGC
    Phone: (914) 681-2873
  • HealthQuest Medical Practice
    45 Reade Place
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Kelli M. Mayfarth, MS, CGC
    Phone: (845)483-6641
  • Lawrence Hospital Center
    Cancer and Genetics Prevention
    685 White Plains Road
    Eastchester, NY 10709
    Genetic Counselor: Donna Russo
    Phone: (914) 787-4000
  • Mount Kisco Medical Group (2 locations)
    90 South Bedford Road, 2nd floor
    Mount Kisco, NY 10567
    Or
    Oakwood Commons
    2507 South Road
    Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
    Genetic Counselor: Lisa Cohn, MS, CGC
    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
    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: Emily Bloom, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 405-8150
  • *Jacobi Medical Center
    1400 Pelham Parkway South
    Bldg. 8, 3B
    Bronx, NY 10461
    Genetic Counselors: Emilia Grant, MS, CGC; Emily Finger, MS, CGC
    Director: Anne Marie Roe, MD

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: Temima Wildman, MS
    Phone: (718) 780-5256

New York City (Manhattan/New York County)

  • *Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / NY Presbyterian Hospital
    • * The Muzzi Mirza Pancreatic Cancer Prevention & Genetics Program
      The Pancreas Center
      Herbert Irving Pavilion, Rm 862
      161 Fort Washington Avenue
      New York, NY 10032
      www.pancreasmd.org
      Phone: (212) 305-3701
      Director: Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH
      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
    506 Lenox Avenue, Department of Pediatrics, MLK 17-104
    New York, NY 10037
    Geneticist: Nelly Jouayed Oundjian, MD
    Phone: (212) 939-4375
  • Office of Matthew B. Lubin, MD
    983 Park Avenue
    New York, NY 10028
    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, , 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: Sarla Inamdar
    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
    • Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
      1315 York Avenue
      First Floor
      New York, NY 10021
      Genetic Counselor: Francesca Tubito, MS
      Phone: ( (877)902-2232
    • *The Breast Center
      425 East 61st, 8th Floor
      New York, NY 10021
      Phone: (212) 821-0830
      Ann Carlson, MS, CGC
  • *Office of Dr. Elizabeth A. Poynor
    955 Park 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: Alexandra Lucy, MS
    Phone: (212) 523-7500 or (212) 523-7092

New York City (Queens/Queens County)

  • *City Hospital Center at Elmhurst
    Women's Health Services
    Department of OB/GYN
    79-01 Broadway
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    Cancer Genetic Counselors: Patricia Power, MS, CGC (Supervisor), Ruth Ann Denchy, MS, CGC
    Phone: (718) 334-5199

    Department of Pediatrics, E9-1
    79-01 Broadway
    Elmhurst, NY 11373
    Pediatric Genetic Counselor: Christopher Simotas, MD
    Phone: (718) 334-5510
  • *New York Hospital Queens: New York - Presbyterian Healthcare System
    CRT Surgical Associates, PC
    56-45 Main Street, W-LL300
    Flushing, NY 11355
    Genetic Counselor: Carolyn Rung-Elsas, MS CGC
    Phone: (718) 670-2110
  • *Queens Hospital Center
    82-68th 164th Street
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    Medical Geneticist: Yiping Geng, 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: Avery E. Miller, MS
    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
    Amanda Laterza, MS, CGC; Olivia Campbell, MS CGC; Melanie Charles, MS, CGC
    Phone: (631) 376-4050
  • *North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Monter Cancer Center
    450 Lakeville Rd
    Lake Success, NY 11042
    Cancer Genetic Counselor: Sharona Cohen, MS
    Phone: (516) 734-8102
  • *Southampton Hospital
    240 Meetinghouse Lane
    Southampton, NY 11968
    Phone: To make an appointment (631)726-8400; for messages (631)726-8732
  • *Stony Brook University Hospital
    University Hospital
    Stony Brook, NY 11790
    Dr. Patricia Galvin-Parton
    Phone: (631) 444-2790
  • *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

Please Note: If you are a geneticist or genetic counselor practicing in New York State and would like to appear on this list, please contact Heather Dacus, D.O., M.P.H. at (518) 474-1222 or email Heather at heather.dacus@health.ny.gov with your information.