Meet the Chromosome 22q Clinic Team

Meet the Chromosome 22q Clinic Team

Our team approach to care brings together a full array of specialists in a single clinic visit to consult collaboratively in the child’s care and management. The team evaluates each child and works together to develop an optimal care planned to address each child’s individual needs.
 

Parul B Jayakar, MD

Director, Division of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism
NCPS Chief, Clinical Genetics and Metabolism

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Autism, genetic syndromes, dysmorphism, metabolism errors, chromomal abnormalities, congenital anomalies, neurodegenerative diseases, cytogenetics, biochemical genetics


Jose G Calderon, MD

Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Food allergies, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, asthma, urticaria and angioedema, drug allergies, insect allergies, anaphylaxis, hereditary angioedema, mastocytosis and immunodeficiency.


Yadira L Martinez-Fernandez, MD

Director, Outpatient Cardiology
Co-Director, NeuroCardiac and Development Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Congenital heart disease, preventive cardiovascular medicine, neurodevelopment in children with congenital heart disease, management of cardiovascular conditions in neuromuscular disorders


Paula Padua Schleifer, MD

Interim Chief, Neurology
Director, Neurogenetics Program

Primary Office: Miami

Practice Name: Neuro Network Partners


Sara Rivero-Conil, PsyD

Associate Director, Department of Clinical Psychology

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric psychology, adjustment disorder, pediatric health conditions, bereavement, anxiety, ADHD, medication adherence, and pain management.


Chromosome 22q Clinic Specialists

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Katherina Schain, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
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Maria Walke, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner
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Maria Pilar Gennaro, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner
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Gabriela Martinez
Clinic Coordinator
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Daniela Riveros, MSW
Social Worker

 

 

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