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Genetics Centers in Northern New Jersey

Summit Medical Group


1 Diamond Hill Road

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Phone: (908) 277-8728

Fax: (973)-992-1991


Genetic Counselor:

Niecee Singer, M.S., C.G.C. 




Cancer genetics

Prenatal genetics

Adult genetics


Updated:  June 2009

Saint Barnabas Medial Center 

The Cancer Genetic Counseling and Inherited Risk Evaluation Program,

Psychosocial Support Services Cancer Program

94 Old Short Hills Road

Radiation Oncology -Rm.1748B

Livingston NJ, 07039

phone : 973-322-8601

fax: 973-324-4867

Genetic Counselors :

Alejandra M Gomez, MS., LCGC

New Jersey Licensed and Certified Genetic Counselor

Other sites:

Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center

Breast Health and Disease Management

200 South Orange Avenue,

Livingston NJ, 07039

phone: 973-322-0202

fax: 973-322-7559

Genetic Counselors:

Julie Reichling, MS, LCGC

New Jersey Licensed and Certified Genetic Counselor

Hackensack University Medical Center


Genetics Service

30 Prospect Ave.

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: (551) 996-5264

Fax: (551) 996-5176



·         Helio Pedro, MD

·         Irene Hung, MD

·         Reena Jethva, MD

·         Maria Schwab, MD

 Genetic Counselors:

·         Karen Valdez-Gonzalez, MS, MPH, CGC

                     o    Clinical Supervisor

·         Kathleen Barnes, MS, CGC

·         Tamara Drazin, MS, CGC

·         Daisy Gershuny, MS, CGC

·         Miriam Maik, MS, CGC

·         Chana Ratner, MS, CGC

·         Sarah Parisotto, MS, CGC

·         Robin Wolf, MS, CGC

·         Aliza Zidell, MS, CGC


Metabolic Dietitian:

  •          Angela Samuels, RD



Pediatric Genetics

Prenatal Genetics

Pregnancy Loss/Infertility

Assisted Reproductive Technology

Cancer Genetics

Adult Genetics

Metabolic Disease/inborn errors of metabolism

State designated newborn screening follow-up center

Gaucher Disease and Lysosomal Treatment Center


Outreach Clinic:

Mountainside: Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment


Support Groups:


Group for couples who terminated a pregnancy with a genetic disease/congenital anomaly



Support for BRCA positive women will start within the next few months


Updated: June 2019


New Jersey Perinatal Associates


Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Road

East Wing Suite 402

Livingston, NJ 07039

Phone: 973-322-2844

Fax: 973-322-2309


Alternate sites: 

Clara Maass Medical Center

1 Clara Maass Medical Drive

Belleville, NJ 07109



34 Mountain Boulevard

Warren, NJ 07059



Holy Name Medical Center

718 Teaneck Road 3rd Floor

Teaneck, NJ 07666



560 Springfield Ave., Suite 102

Westfield, NJ 07090

908-233-8640 / fax 908-389-1410


Genetic Counselors:

Laura A. Limone, MS, CGC 

Director of Perinatal Genetics 



Nicole D. Loia, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor



Susan Levine, MS, CGC 

Genetic Counselor



Mara Van Etten, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor



Kaylee R. Barber, MS, CGC




Pre-conception & prenatal genetic counseling

First trimester screening


Updated: July 2014


Reprogenetics, LLC


3 Regent Street, Suite 301

Livingston, NJ 07039

Phone: (973) 436-5000

Fax: (973) 710-4238


Genetic Counselors:

 Amy Jordan, M.S., C.G.C.

Clinical Genetic Services


Phone: (973) 436-5003

           (973) 436-5016



Preimplanation Genetic Diagnosis counseling


Updated: November 2012  


Morristown Memorial Hospital


Jacobs Levy Equity Management Personalized Genomic Medicine Program

435 South Street, Suite 220A

Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-524-1898

Fax: 973-290-7430



Darius J. Adams, MD

Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Personalized Genomic Medicine Program

Section Head of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism

Clinical and Biochemical Geneticist


Genetic Counselor:

Robin Godshalk, MS, CGC

973-971-7635 (General genetics, pediatrics, metabolic)


Christina Flora, MS, CGC


Atlantic Maternal-Fetal Medicine

435 South Street, Suite 380

Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-971-7080

Fax: 973-290-7316


Genetic Counselors:

Eva Rosa, MS, CGC  

Prenatal Supervisor /Prenatal Lead Genetic Counselor



Erika Howard, MS, CGC
908-522-5764 (prenatal)

Paddy Tung, MS, CGC
973-971-7161 (prenatal)


Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

Jessica Heinzmann, MS, CGC

973-971-6672 (cancer genetics at Morristown and Overlook)



Preconception consultations

Pregnancy Loss Service and Preterm Prevention Service

Diagnostic Testing (CVS, Amniocentesis)

First and Second Trimester screening for Down syndrome

Prenatal counseling as well as availability of consultation with geneticist

Pediatric Genetic Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management

Adult Genetic Disorders

Regional Center for Inherited Metabolic Disease

Lysosomal Therapy

Cancer Risk Assessment and Counseling




Morristown Medical Center

Overlook Hospital in Summit



Additional Information:

We accept most insurance plans.  Please call.

We are located seconds off of I-287, exit 35. Free parking available.


Updated:  May 2015


Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Clinical Genetic Services


90 Bergen Street, Suite 5400

Newark, NJ 07103

Phone: (973) 972-3300 (general info/appointments)

Fax: (973) 972-3310



Franklin Desposito, M.D. 

Beth A. Pletcher, M.D. 

Ling-Yu Shih, M.D., Ph.D. 


Medical Consultant for PKU services:

Anna A. Haroutunian, M.D.



James Oleske, M.D.


Genetic Counselors:

Christina Bond, M.S., C.G.C. 


Sara Welner, MS CGC

Genetic Health Educator:

Isabel Dorjo


Metabolic  Center Nutritionist:

Joanne Friedman, M.A., R.D.



Social Worker/Center Supervisor:

Gisela Rodriguez, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. 



Metabolic Clinic Coordinator:

Sara A. Wiley

Email: (general info/appointments)


Advanced Practice Nurse/Hematology Clinic Coordinator:

Susan La Bagnara, R.N.C., M.S.N., C.N.S. C.



Main Campus Locations:

University Hospital (inpatient/ambulatory care)

150 Bergen Street

Newark, NJ


Doctors Office Center

90 Bergen Street, Suite 5400

Newark, NJ


Cancer Center (metabolic / sickle cell / immunology)

205 South Orange Ave, Level B

Newark, NJ


Alternate Sites:

Beth Israel Medical Center

Newark, NJ  (pediatric)


North Hudson Community Action Corporation – Health Center

West New York, NJ  (prenatal)


Monmouth Medical Center

Long Branch, NJ  (pediatric)


St. Michael’s Medical Center

Newark, NJ  (Hemophilia Treatment Center)



Prenatal, Pediatric, Adult, Cancer, Metabolic Genetics,

State Designated Newborn Screening Confirmation Center


Main Campus Specialty Clinics:


Phone: (973) 972-1985


Living Well with Sickle Cell Center/Hematology

Phone: (973) 972- 0658


University Regional Metabolic Treatment Center

Phone: Newborn  (973) 972-3302 or  General (973) 972-3306


The Neurofibromatosis Center of New Jersey

Phone:  (973) 972-2551


Support Group:

F.A.T.E. (Feelings After the Termination Experience) is a support group for individuals or couples who have ended a pregnancy due to a fetal abnormality. The group meets on Wednesday nights at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey. Contact for more information: Gisela Rodriguez (973) 972-3302,


Updated: May 2015


St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Section of Genetics


703 Main Street

Paterson, NJ 07503

Phone: (973) 754-2727

Fax: (973) 754-4521



Punita Gupta, MD

Chief, Genetics Division


Lorien Tambini-King MS, CGC

New Jersey Licensed Genetic Counselor

Birth Defects Center Coordinator

Genetic Counselor, Genetics Division


Leah Fried, MS., CGC

New Jersey Licensed Genetic Counselor

Genetic Counselor, Genetics Division


Programs / Services:

Prenatal/ Preconception/ Adult genetic services
Pediatric genetic services
Cancer genetic counseling services
Alfiero & Lucia Palestroni Center for children with complex special needs
The Neurofibromatosis Diagnostic & Treatment Center (Children’s Tumour Foundation NF Affiliate Clinic)
The Prader-Willi Center

Turner Syndrome Clinic

Neurogenetics Clinic
Lysosomal Storage Disease Center



Updated: September 2019


The Valley Hospital


Ridgewood, NJ

Phone: (201) 291-6321

Fax: (201) 291-6318



Jessica Davis, MD

Consultant from Cornell Medical Center


Genetic Counselors:

Zipora Eckstein, MS, CGC



Judy Durcan, MS, CGC



Prenatal, Pediatric, Cancer


Updated: January 2013


Holy Name Hospital

Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Regional Cancer Center


718 Teaneck Road

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Phone: 201-833-3535

Fax: 201-833-3554


Genetic Counselors:


Peggy Cottrell, MS, CGC




Preconception, Prenatal, Cancer


Updated:  February 2011

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Basking Ridge

136 Mountainview Blvd., 

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Phone - 646-888-4050

Genetic counselor 

Sarah (Cochrane) Kane, MS, CGC



Cancer Genetics

Updated: June 2019

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