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:
Adrenal gland disorders
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Spinal muscular atrophy
The area of Murray, KY has a population of approximately 88,965 people. There is 1 geneticist near Murray, which gives it a ratio of 1 geneticist per 88,965 residents or a ratio of 1 geneticist per 37,359 households. There are 37,359 households in Murray.