Pediatric Genetics

William G Wilson, MD Division Chief, Pediatric Genetics

Our division provides genetics services to children and adults including but not limited to:

  • Evaluation for possible genetic causes of birth defects, chronic diseases or developmental problems
  • Diagnosis of genetic disorders by physical examination and/or genetic testing
  • Prenatal testing for chromosomal abnormalities and possible genetic disorders
  • Tests to determine the chances for a genetic disorder to recur in a family
  • Management and treatment of a genetic disorder
  • Support groups for the genetic disorder

Physicians of the division are board-certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Board of Pediatrics, and our Genetic Counselors are certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.


Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386



Administrative Assistants
Nathaniel Braintwain
Sabrena Sims-Hughes
Phone: 434-924-2665
Fax: 434-924-1797


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University of Virginia Health Foundation
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