Dr. Gidon Akler, MD
Medical Geneticist & Pediatrics
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Dr. Gidon Akler, MD is a trained medical specialist in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics/Genomics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
He was also the Assistant Adjunct Professor of the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.
Currently, Dr. Akler is the CEO of TOVANA HEALTH a genomics Health-Tech company focused on whole exome and whole genome sequencing of the population for screening and diagnostic purposes.
Dr. Gidon is deeply committed to assist parents and caregivers of children suffering from recently diagnosed congenital diseases.
He has first hand knowledge on the practical steps that can be taken towards the latest treatments available in modern genetics, and lifestyle changes needed to make their lives as comfortable as possible.
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How Can Dr. Gidon Help You with His Telemedicine Visits?
Getting a diagnosis of a rare genetic disease can place a lot of parents like you in serious situations.
Modern medicine has identified countless genetic and metabolic diseases that affect children around the world. Often they lead very difficult lives with a great deal of challenges to overcome.
What if you are planning to start a family, and you may wonder if a genetic disease runs in the family?
You would want to confirm the initial diagnosis with gold-standard confirmatory tests – which Dr. Gidon can send you directly by mail.
You would definitely need the practical guidance to manage nutrition, medications and even get realistic expactations about the kind of life that your child may have.
Dr. Gidon is here to have those difficult conversations with full honesty, confidentiality and empathy that you are looking for.
With a Remote Telemedicine Genetic Counsel, you can even receive expert guidance on how to decrease the risk of having a child with a genetic disease.