Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Clinical Genetics
3100 SW 62 Avenue- 3rd Floor - Brain Institute
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 786-624-4717

Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Ctr-Clinical Genetics
20295 NE 29 Place #300
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone Number: 786-624-4717


Fellowship - Mount Sinai Sch. of Medicine
Residency - Louisiana State University
Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics and Genomics) - Certified

Clinical Geneticist
Dr. Kana is a clinical geneticist within the Division of Clinical Genetics at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from St. Georges University School of Medicine in Grenada. Dr. Kana then completed a residency in pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. She then pursued a fellowship in clinical genetics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
Dr. Kana is board certified in general pediatrics. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, as well as the American Society of Human Genetics. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and she has presented at medical conferences. She is also the co-author of “The Adventures of Red,” an illustrated children’s book about red blood cells.
Dr. Kana is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System and sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Nicklaus Children’s Aventura Care Center. She is fluent in English, Gujarati and conversant in Spanish.


Kerwin, A.J., Lop, A.L., ..., Kana, S.L. (2023). Testing With Intent in Mosaic Conditions: A Case-Based Review. Cureus, 15(11), e49644. View in Pubmed

Guimier, A., Achleitner, M.T., ..., Kana, S.L., et al (2021). PPA2-associated sudden cardiac death: extending the clinical and allelic spectrum in 20 new families. Genetics in medicine, 23(12), 2415-2425. View in Pubmed

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