Experts for Media - Reproductive Genetics

Susan Klugman, MD,

Director, Reproductive and Medical Genetics, Montefiore and Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Reproductive Genetics), Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Klugman is a "medical detective" who works to identify the possible genetic risk factors for many inherited diseases. She encourages couples to consider genetic testing even before they get married so they can be as informed as possible when planning their families.

Dr. Klugman has appeared on ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer and WABC-TV Ch. 7. She has also been profiled and quoted in numerous articles in the Westchester Journal News.

Areas of Expertise

  • Genetics
  • Genetic Risk Factors for Cancer
  • Genetic Risk Factors in Ethnic Populations including Hispanics and Ashkenase Jews

Selected Media Coverage

ABC News