Geneticists specialize in hereditary disorders. Diseases passed down from parent to child include cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and sickle cell disease. Medical Geneticists diagnose and treat hereditary conditions. Geneticists may also offer genetic counseling and screening tests.
AATD is a genetic condition of the Serpina1 gene. Geneticists must play a role in the identification of AATD.