Tele–Pediatric Genetics

HealthONE Virtual Network has partnered with Gerald Schaefer, MD to provide pediatric genetic consults via telemedicine to patients, either inpatient or outpatient, of Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. These consults include:

  • Congenital anomalies (birth defects)
  • Dysmorphic features (unusual appearance)
  • Metabolic disorders (acidosis, hypoglycemia, etc.)
  • Abnormal newborn screen
  • Positive family history of a genetic disorder or abnormal genetic test results
  • Specific system disorders (cardiomyopathies, non-immune hydrops, central apnea, etc.)
  • Neurologic problems – seizures, abnormal muscle tone, movement disorder
  • Suspected syndrome
  • Abnormal prenatal findings