Jennifer Bassetti, M.D.
Jennifer Bassetti, M.D.

Jennifer Bassetti, M.D.

Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
Genetic Counseling, Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD), Genetic Counselor, MS, Medical Genetics, more

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New York, NY 10021
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About Jennifer Bassetti, M.D.

Jennifer A. Bassetti, M.D. is Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics.

As an undergraduate Dr. Bassetti received a B.S. in Cell & Developmental Biology from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. She then earned a medical degree (M.D.) from Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. She completed residency in Pediatrics at Cohen Children's Medical Center/NS-LIJ in New Hyde Park, NY and then went on to further training in Clinical Genetics at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After completing training in Clinical Genetics, Dr. Bassetti completed an Academic Research Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Her research focused on the role of genetic and/ or metabolic abnormalities in patients with Autism Spectrum disorders.

As a medical geneticist, Dr. Bassetti's clinical interests include the evaluation and care of children and young adults with Autism Spectrum disorders, developmental delay, congenital anomalies and diagnosed or suspected chromosomal/genetic disorders.

Dr. Bassetti currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Membership Committee of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. She is also actively involved teaching of medical student, residents, fellows and genetic counseling graduate students.

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Birth Defect

  • Cancer Genetics

  • Chromosomal Abnormality

  • Developmental Disorder

  • Dysmorphology

  • Family History of Genetic Disease

  • Genetic Counseling

  • Genetic Testing

  • Screening For Genetic Disease Carrier Status

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English