Clarkson, Katie

Senior Clinical Geneticist

Clarkson, Katie

Dr. Clarkson has been with the Greenwood Genetic Center since 1993 as a Clinical Geneticist located in Columbia, SC. She is primarily involved with patient care but is also involved with teaching medical students, residents, and genetic counseling students through a joint appointment with the University of SC in Columbia. Dr. Clarkson's areas of special interest include birth defects, especially craniofacial anomalies.

Any patient with a birth defect, learning problem, developmental delay, or known/suspected genetic condition may be seen in the office located in downtown Columbia, or at outlying clinics in the midstate area. On-site consultations are available for individuals who are affiliated with the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. Consultations are also available for hospitalized patients.

Contact Information

Office (803) 799-5390
Fax (803) 799- 5391
kclarkson@ggc.org

Education

  • M.D., Medical University of South Carolina, 1984,

  • Internship, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville. 1984-1985

  • Residency, Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, 1985-1987

  • Fellowship, Greenwood Genetic Center, 1987-1989
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