Medical geneticists are medical doctors who specialize in the
diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, sickle
cell disease, and hemophilia. They treat patients with a family history of a
disease that may be genetic and provide genetic counseling to people before
they have children.
Medical geneticists can be board-certified through the Board of
Medical Genetics, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical
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