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Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock (CHad)
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The medical genetics department evaluates and treats children and adults for many reasons, including patients who have differences in development, neurodevelopmental disabilities, birth defects and differences in growth. We also provide information about the treatment and long-term outcomes for patients diagnosed with a genetic disorder.

We treat a wide range of genetic conditions, ranging from more common conditions to ones that are extremely rare.

Examples of conditions referred to the Medical Genetics Clinic include:

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome/Hemihyperplasia
  • Birth defects
  • Chromosome disorders
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Genetic skin disorders
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Multiple café au lait spots/neurofibromatosis
  • Muscle disorders
  • Rare genetic disorders
  • Skeletal dysplasias
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