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 Montgomery Village, MD has a population of approximately 99,846 people. There is 1 geneticist near Montgomery Village, which gives it a ratio of 1 geneticist per 99,846 residents or a ratio of 1 geneticist per 36,330 households. There are 36,330 households in Montgomery Village.