Genomic and Personalized Medicine

Answers For Rare Genetic Conditions

Welcome To The Atwal Clinic for Genomic & Personalized Medicine

Managed by Dr. Paldeep S. Atwal, a board-certified geneticist, our standalone genetics institute caters to patients with rare genetic conditions and is committed to improving access to state-of-the-art genomic testing. With the widespread availability of affordable genetic testing laboratories we are able to find more specific and effective ways of managing patients. We are based in Jacksonville, FL and see patients from around the world.

When evaluating patients for a suspected genetic diagnoses we have 5 main objectives for patients and families:

1) Provide a precise diagnosis

2) Answer whether the symptoms are genetic in nature

3) Provide a more accurate natural history & prognosis (i.e. what to expect)

4) Optimize medication and treatment

5) Give an accurate recurrence risk estimate of the condition in other members of the family


Particular Areas of Expertise

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / Connective Tissue Disease
    • Including diagnosis and management hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with specific management of joint pain
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism (e.g. PKU)
    • Including diagnosis, testing, management and multi-specialty coordination of care
    • With help of metabolic dietitian as needed
      • Mitochondrial Disease
        • e.g. MELAS, MERRF
      • Lysosomal Storage Disease
        • e.g. Gaucher, Fabry, MPS, Pompe
  • Pharmacogenomics (PGx)
    • The study of how genes affect response to medications
    • Appointment fee includes price of pharmacogenomic genetic testing & subsequent medication counseling

Dr. Atwal is expertly trained in all areas of genetics, including cancer genetics, cardiac genetics, neurogenetics, pediatric genetics, predictive/preventive genetics, prenatal genetics, and adult genetics.


Appointments

Please click the Appointments tab above to learn more on how to schedule and to book an appointment. For questions, please first read the FAQ page. For inquiries about our services or return visits email Dr. Atwal at DrA@AtwalClinic.com. As he endeavors to answer all emails personally and as quickly as he can, please allow 3-5 business days for a response. 

If you have medical appointment type questions, these are best answered within an appointment rather than email.

Click here to read previous testimonials from patients seen at The Atwal Clinic.