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    Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism

    Chief: R. Stephen S. Amato, MD, PhD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The specialists in the Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism work with patients and their families to diagnose a wide range of genetic disorders and counsel them on the many treatment and/or management options. We also work with expectant mothers to test for potentially life-threatening diseases in the womb.

    For patient appointments: 859-323-6211, option 1    Fax: 859-257-1888

  • Specialties

    • Chromosomal disorders
    • Diagnosis of children with structural abnormalities
    • Genetic counseling
    • Genetic disorders
    • Teratogens


    • Genetics and dysmorphology clinical service
    • Regional genetics and dysmorphology clinical service
  • Clinic locations 

  • Kentucky Clinic
    Second Floor, Wing D, Room J201
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

    This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

    Call 859-323-6211 - Scheduling
    Call 859-323-0396 - Administrative assistant
    Fax 859-257-1888

  • Mailing address

    Department of Pediatrics
    Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
    138 Leader Ave.    
    Suite 119     
    Lexington KY 40506-9983