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Specialties & Research

Dr. Val Sheffield, MD is board certified in Clinical Genetics (M.D.) and Clinical Molecular Genetics.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Autism (Autistic Disorder)
  • Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
  • Blindness
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Chromosome Deletion
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Extra finger or toe (Polydactyly)
  • Genetic Disorders (Inborn Genetic Diseases)
  • Hereditary Optic Atrophies
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Mental Retardation
  • Multiple Abnormalities
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

Education & Awards

Dr. Sheffield graduated from University of Chicago. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinitis Pigmentosa


Dr. Sheffield has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • University Of Iowa Hospital & Clinic 
  • Covenant Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Val Cowley Sheffield MD is a male Medical Geneticist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Clinical Genetics, M.D., and Clinical Molecular Genetics.
Where does Dr. Val C. Sheffield practice?
Dr. Val Sheffield has 1 office location.
Dr. Val Sheffield practices Clinical Genetics, M.D., and Clinical Molecular Genetics near Iowa City, IA.
See Iowa City Geneticists.