About Paula Goldenberg, MD

Paula Goldenberg, MD, MSW, MSCE is a board-certified clinical geneticist and pediatrician with expertise in dysmorphology and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge Syndrome, Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome).  She has participated in the international guideline committee and the development for health care management guidelines to better the health care for patients with 22q11.2 deletion of all ages, and has developed the New England Regional Center for 22q11 Deletion Syndrome, serving patients of all ages with this diagnosis. Dr. Goldenberg leads the only dedicated Stickler/Marshall Syndrome Clinic in the US in conjunction with Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and is Director of Prenatal Genetics for Vincent Obstetrics.  Dr. Goldenberg also serves patients at the Lurie Center for Autism and the Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary Hearing Loss clinic.


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Mass General for Children: Genetics Program
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6C
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-1561

Medical Education

  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Duke University Medical Center
  • Residency, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

American Board Certifications

  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics, American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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  • Select Publications:

    • Practical guidelines for managing patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Bassett AS, McDonald-McGinn DM, Devriendt K, Digilio MC, Goldenberg P, Habel A, Marino B, Oskarsdottir S, Philip N, Sullivan K, Swillen A, Vorstman J; International 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Consortium.  J Pediatr. 2011 Aug;159(2):332-9.
    • Computerized neurocognitive profile in young people with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome compared to youths with schizophrenia and at-risk for psychosis. Goldenberg PC, Calkins ME, Richard J, McDonald-McGinn D, Zackai E, Mitra N, Emanuel B, Devoto M, Borgmann-Winter K, Kohler C, Conroy CG, Gur RC, Gur RE. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2012 Jan;159B(1):87-93. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32005. Epub 2011 Dec 13.

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