CHRISTUS Children's

Genetics Clinic

CHRISTUS Children's

The genetics team provides evaluation, diagnosis, genetic counseling, management, and treatment for children and adults with known or suspected genetic and metabolic conditions. Our team, led by Dr. Elizabeth Roeder, consists of highly experienced clinical and biochemical geneticists, genetic counselors, genetic nurse practitioner, metabolic dietitian, social worker, and genomic associates.

Genetics participates in the Cancer Genetics, Craniofacial Anomalies, Craniosynostosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, hearing loss, and Prader-Willi multidisciplinary clinics offered at CHRISTUS Children’s in San Antonio.

Meet Dr. Elizabeth Roeder, Division Chief

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Common Reasons for a Genetic Referral

  • Abnormal growth pattern
  • Abnormal newborn screen result
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Birth defects
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Chromosomal disorders
  • Developmental delay
  • Dysmorphic features
  • Family history of a genetic condition
  • Genetic counseling for genetic conditions
  • Hearing or visual impairment
  • Intellectual disability
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Neurocutaneous disorders
  • Single gene disorders
  • Suspected genetic condition
  • Teratogen exposure

Hours & Locations


Children's - Genetics Clinic

  • Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is usually diagnosed with a physical examination, chromosome testing, and genetic testing. Treatment typically involves a combination of medical, educational, social services, and nutritional management.

Understand the Signs & Symptoms

Have You Been Referred to CHRISTUS Children's in San Antonio?

Next Steps

Once you have been referred to the Genetics Clinic at CHRISTUS Children's, please complete the following forms within 30 days and return them to our clinic in one of the following ways:


CHRISTUS Children’s
David Christopher Goldsbury Center for Children’s and Families
Genetics Clinic, 2nd Floor, Clinic 2C
333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207

Fax: 210-704-4037


Once the forms are submitted, we will contact you to arrange an appointment at one of our clinic locations. If you have questions, please call 210-704-0407.