Children's Hospital Colorado
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Children's Hospital Colorado's Clinical Genetics and Inherited Metabolic Diseases Program provides diagnosis and genetic counseling for children with known or suspected inherited diseases. We evaluate, diagnose and help treat children and families affected by sporadic and inherited genetic disorders, birth defects, or developmental delays.

Clinical services and programs

  • Clinics:
  • An extensive schedule of regional clinics across Colorado and Wyoming
  • In-patient consultations for critically ill infants on-site at metro Denver hospitals
  • Research leading to early detection and improved management of genetic disorders and predispositions
  • Consultation, diagnosis and treatment recommendations
  • Family counseling
  • Comprehensive prenatal genetic screens and diagnostic tests through the Colorado Fetal Care Center
  • Information available for health professionals, families, patients and others regarding genetic disorders
  • Laboratory services including biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, molecular genetics

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Get to know our pediatric experts.

Shawn McCandless, MD

Shawn McCandless, MD

Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Genetics and Genomics - General

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Marisa Friederich, PhD

Marisa Friederich, PhD

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Kathryn Kronquist, PhD

Kathryn Kronquist, PhD

Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics - General

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Peter Baker, MD

Peter Baker, MD

Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Genetics and Genomics - General, Pediatrics