Kwame Anyane-Yeboa, MD, Geneticist with NewYork-Presbyterian

Get to know Geneticist Dr. Kwame Anyane-Yeboa, who serves patients in New York, New York. 

Dr. Anyane-Yeboa is a clinical geneticist serving patients in New York and the surrounding communities. He is associated with NewYork-Presbyterian – one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic health care delivery systems, dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care and service to patients in the New York metropolitan area, nationally, and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research, and innovative, patient-centered clinical care. 

Dr. Anyane-Yeboa earned his Medical Degree (MD) from University of Ghana Medical School. He went on to complete a residency at Harlem Hospital Center and a fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. 

Dr. Anyane-Yeboa is board certified in clinical genetics and genomics, and in pediatrics. His major expertise is in elucidating the underlying molecular basis for complex, and often rare, genetic disorders. Through his work he and other collaborators have identified several previously undescribed, or inadequately described, genetic syndromes. 

Genetics is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis and management of genetic and suspected genetic disorders. As a geneticist, Dr. Anyane-Yeboa and is team of highly trained genetic counselors consult on families with complex genetic disorders including congenital malformations, autism, intellectual disability, and many hereditary disorders. Each consultation includes analysis of family history and pedigree, physical examination, and using cutting edge genetic tests to make genetic diagnoses. Most of his patients are infants and children but some are also adults.  When a definitive genetic diagnosis is made, genetic counseling including risk assessment is offered to each family. Patients with rare or previously undiagnosed conditions are offered the opportunity to enroll in genetic ongoing genetic research in collaboration with other highly trained molecular scientists that they hope will ultimately reveal the underlying genetic mutations in such disorders.

During his time in the field, Dr. Anyane-Yeboa has been awarded and recognized as a “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly and rated one of New York Magazine’s Best Doctors. 

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