Katia R. Dergham, MS, LCGC, is a genetic counselor specializing in hereditary cancer syndromes. She works with patients and their families to provide risk assessment, counseling, and education based on their genetic information with an emphasis on early detection and preventive management recommendations. Katia is a board-certified genetic counselor through the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC).
Originally from Southern California, Katia relocated to New York in the pursuit of a career in genetic counseling. After completing her genetic counseling graduate education at Sarah Lawrence College, she began her career at the Columbia University Medical Center where she was involved in clinic work, graduate training, and research. Outside of work, Katia enjoys, cooking, DIY projects, and hiking. She is thrilled to be back on the West (best) Coast and is eager to explore her new home in the Pacific Northwest.