Alejandro Daniel Iglesias, MD

Alejandro Daniel Iglesias, MD Specialties: Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)

Alejandro Daniel Iglesias, MD
Specialties: Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032

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About Alejandro Daniel Iglesias, MD

Alejandro Iglesias, MD is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Inherited Metabolic Program, Program Director of the Medical Genetics Residency program and Attending Physician in the Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He is a clinical and biochemical geneticist primarily interested in inherited metabolic disorders and neurogenetics and dysmorphology. In his role as Director of the Inherited Metabolic Program he is deeply involved in all aspects related with the diagnosis, management and overall care of patients and families with these disorders. In addition, he is in charge of the education of young physicians and medical students in the field of IMD.

As an educator, he is in charge of the medical biochemistry lecture series for the first year medical students at the Physicians & Surgeons Medical School at Columbia University paving the way for a new generations of brilliant medical students at Columbia University. Finally, his involvement with the diagnosis and care of patients with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy has been one of his main accomplishments in the recent years, especially since the introduction of newborn screening in New York State. He has a been involved from the beginning in the development of the program and is active member of the NYS group of metabolic physicians taking care of these patients. In addtion he has been actively involved in all developments asscoiated with newborn screening for Krabbe disease and Pompe disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • Adult Genetics

  • Autism and Pervasive Develop Disorder

  • Clinical Genetics

  • Clinical Molecular Genetics

  • Developmental Disorder

  • Genetic Disorder

  • Genetic Disorders

  • Genetic Epilepsies

  • Genetic Muscle Diseases

  • Genetic Screening

  • Genetic Skin Disease

  • Genetic Testing

  • Inborn Error of Metabolism

  • Neuro-Development

  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

  • Neurogenetics

  • Pediatric Genetics

  • Pediatric Genetics Specialist

  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)

  • Reproductive Genetics


  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Internship: Hospital de Pediatria Pedro Elizalde, Buenos Aires Argentina
  • Medical School: University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine (Argentina)
  • Residency: Jacobi Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Biochemical Genetics
  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish