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Top Geneticists in Elmhurst, IL
Geneticists are doctors with expertise in genetic or hereditary disorders. Many diseases are inherited, or passed on through the genes from parents to children. These specialists study the biology behind a genetic disorder's origin, the traits that it presents in a patient and its pathway in order to diagnose and treat them effectively.
Some common genetic disorders include:
- Down's syndrome
- Cystic fibrosis
- Sickle-cell disease
- Tay-Sachs disease
- Adrenal gland disorders
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Spinal muscular atrophy
- Celiac disease
The area of Elmhurst, IL has a population of approximately 46,371 people. There is 1 geneticist near Elmhurst, which gives it a ratio of 1 geneticist per 46,371 residents or a ratio of 1 geneticist per 16,558 households. There are 16,558 households in Elmhurst.