Susan Klugman, MD, FACOG, FACMG, is Director, Reproductive and Medical Genetics, and Program Director, Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency at Montefiore. She is also Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Klugman’s clinical focus is on the evaluation of patients and families at risk for genetic disorders during pregnancy or preconception, including prenatal diagnosis and consultation for patients undergoing assisted reproductive technologies. She also provides evaluations for patients at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes.
After completing her Bachelor of Science at Cornell University in 1984, Dr. Klugman attended New York University School of Medicine, earning her Doctor of Medicine in 1988. She pursued her postdoctoral training at Montefiore-Einstein and Jacobi Medical Center, completing her obstetrics and gynecology residency in 1992 serving as administrative chief resident in her final year. In 2002, she continued her medical training at Montefiore-Einstein in medical genetics, completing the program in 2004.
Dr. Klugman’s research focuses on novel methods for prenatal screening, testing and diagnosis as well as the assessment of new modalities for diagnoses and treatment of hereditary cancer syndromes. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and other print publications. She is the Reproductive Genetics Editor for Genetics in Medicine as well as a reviewer with many journals, including the American Journal of Medical Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Prenatal Diagnosis. Dr. Klugman has spoken extensively at regional and national medical conferences, including more than 70 international and national invited presentations.
Dr. Klugman is currently the Vice President for Clinical Genetics and serves on the board of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. In 2021 she will serve as President Elect and 2023, President. She has completed six year terms on both the Committee on Genetics of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Residency Review Committee for Medical Genetics for the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. She is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and medical genetics and is listed in several medical directories including Who’s Who in Medical Sciences Education, Who’s Who in Academic Medicine, New York Magazine Best Doctors list, and Castle Connelly How to Find the Best Metro Area Doctors.