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Dr. Lisa Madlensky, PhD, CGC

Dr. Lisa Madlensky, PhD, CGC

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    Overview

    Lisa Madlensky, PhD, is a board-certified genetic counselor who provides cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling for patients and their families. She helps people investigate their family health history, navigate the genetic testing process, and understand and adapt to the medical or psychological implications of genetic diseases. As director of the https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cancer/programs/genetics/Pages/default.aspx at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Dr. Madlensky helps ensure that patients and families with an increased risk of cancer receive outstanding care, with a focus on cancer prevention and early detection. In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Madlensky is a researcher at Moores Cancer Center. Her work centers on cancer prevention in those at increased risk of disease because of their family history or genetic predisposition. Her research themes include clinical genetic testing and follow-up for families with Lynch Syndrome and BRCA1/2 mutations; the public health implications of cancer genetic testing; quality of life in those at increased risk of cancer; the integration of cancer risk assessment into family practice; and family-level cancer prevention.Dr. Madlensky earned her doctoral degree from the University of Toronto Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She obtained a Master of Science in genetic counseling from McGill University in Montreal Canada. UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/medgenet/Pages/counsel.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Medical Geneticist

    Education & Training

    Other Degree - University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Medical Degree - Genetic Counselor

    Medical Degree - Professor of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Medical Genetics

    Medical Procedures Performed

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Lisa Madlensky accepting new patients?

    Yes, Lisa Madlensky is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Lisa Madlensky offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Madlensky's office at (858) 657-7000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Lisa Madlensky offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Madlensky's office at (858) 657-7000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Lisa Madlensky speak?

    Lisa Madlensky speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Lisa Madlensky have?

    Lisa Madlensky is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics.

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