Whether you call it 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22Q), velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS), or DiGeorge syndrome you have come to the right place. Our dedicated team of healthcare professionals at Cincinnati Children’s has in-depth knowledge and experience managing the condition, but we never forget that each child is unique. The 22Q-VCFS Center at Cincinnati Children’s emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to caring for our patients.
The Division of Human Genetics has a history in clinical care, diagnostic services, education and research dating back to its original director, Dr. Josef Warkany; the founder of teratology. Clinical genetics focuses on providing comprehensive diagnostic, management and treatment services with emphasis on tailoring care to specific patient and family needs, through interdisciplinary clinics and programs. Clinical laboratory services develop and implement state-of-the-art technologies for biochemical, cytogenetic, and molecular diagnostic testing for a multitude of pediatric and adult disorders.