Genetics Doctors and Staff

Meet the Medical Genetics Team

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh's Division of Medical Genetics provides a team of physician geneticists, genetic counselors, a nurse practitioner, metabolic dietitian and social worker with the expertise and training necessary to diagnose, evaluate and treat genetic conditions in children and adolescents and support both patient and family.

Audrey Woerner, MD, MPH

Clinical Director, Medical Genetics
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Georgianne Arnold, MD

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Maria Escolar, MD, MS

Founder and Director, Program for the Study of Neurodevelopment in Rare Disorders
Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Lina Ghaloul Gonzalez, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Uta Lichter-Konecki, MD, PhD

Director, Metabolism Program
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Suneeta Madan-Khetarpal, MD

Clinical Director, HHT Center of Excellence
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Damara Ortiz, MD

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Evgenia Sklirou, MD

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Gerard Vockley, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
Director, Center for Rare Disease Therapy
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Professor of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Cleveland Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research, University of Pittsburgh
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Faculty and Staff

Roxanne Acquaro, MS, LCGC
Sandra Appleton, RN
Joshua Barch, MS, CGC
Sarah Drewes, MS, CGC
Nadene Henderson, MS, CGC
Michaela Idleburg, MS, GC
Elena Kessler, MS, CGC
Emily Lancaster, MS, LCGC
Rayna Mohring, RN
Laura Rittmeyer Jenkins, MS, CGC
Jessica Sebastian, MS, CGC
Kayla Segady, RN
Catherine Walsh Vockley, MS, LCGC
Leslie Walsh, MS, MPH, CGC
Linford Williams, MS, CGC