22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Clinic
MGfC Genetics Program
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 6C
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
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About This Program
Care During COVID-19
Our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing the best possible care for children. We have taken unprecedented steps to ensure office visits and procedures are welcoming and safe. Your child’s health and safety is our top priority. Learn more.
We welcome you to the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital. We provide state-of-the-art and evidence-based health care for patients of all people with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome of all ages.
Each patient with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome has a unique history and constellation of medical concerns. When you visit our clinic Dr. Goldenberg will meet with you and recommend evaluations based on your current needs, as well as ensure health care management recommendations based on the health care guidelines developed for people with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. We list some of our key team members below, but also can accommodate patients with other medical concerns as needed.
We also offer consultations in a private setting for expectant parents who have received a prenatal diagnosis of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
Specialists at the Massachusetts General Hospital 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Clinic evaluate and treat patients of all ages with the following conditions:
- 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
- Atypical or Distal 22q11.2 deletions
- DiGeorge Syndrome
- Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS)
- Conotruncal Anomaly Face Syndrome
- Autosomal Dominant Opitz G/BBB Syndrome
As a part of our comprehensive evaluation, our specialists also evaluate for many other medical conditions that can occur at higher frequency in people with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome including, but not limited to, the following:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autoimmune Disorders
- Cleft Palate
- Congenital Heart Defects
- Dysphagia (Swallowing Problems)
- Feeding problems
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (heartburn)
- Hypoparathyroidism or Hypocalcemia (low calcium levels)
- Thyroid disorders
- Immune Deficiency
- Learning Problems and Developmental Delay
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
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