Medical Team

Jeff Milunsky, M.D., F.A.C.M.G.

Co-Director, Center for Human Genetics, Inc.
Director, Clinical Genetics
Senior Director, Molecular Genetics

Center for Human Genetics, Inc.,840 Memorial Drive, Suite 101, Cambridge, MA 02139


http://chginc.orgMedical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA (1992)

Residency: Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston MA (1995)

Post Residency: Fellowship in Human Genetics, Boston University Center for Human Genetics, Boston MA (1997)

Board Certifications: Pediatrics , Clinical genetics , Clinical molecular genetics

Special Interest: Human genetics; Prenatal diagnosis; Genetic counseling


Elizabeth McQuaid, M.D.

Dr. McQuaid attended medical school at Columbia University. She performed her Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital in Boston and Boston Medical Center. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society.

Dr. Ronald Thibert

Dr. Thibert heads the 1st IDIC 15/Dup 15q Clinic in the world, at Massachusetts General Hospital

Departments: Department of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics

Specialties: MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Neurology, Stroke Services, Epilepsy Service, Lurie Center for Autism

Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, Stroke, Angelman syndrome, Chromosome 15 duplications

Locations: Massachusetts General Hospital – Boston. Lurie Center for Autism -Lexington

Medical Education: DO: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Residency: Tufts Medical Center, Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certifications: Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Samantha Spencer, M.D.

Departments/Divisions: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics, congenital lower extremity disorders, general pediatric orthopedics, lower extremity disorders, orthopedic surgery, osteogenesis imperfecta, pediatric orthopedics, skeletal dysplasias, vascular anomalies, clubfoot

Services/Programs: Lower Extremities Program, General Orthopedic Program, Orthopedic Trauma Program, Vascular Anomalies Center

Academic Appointments:  Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Certifications: Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Garrett Zella

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics; Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease, Intestinal bacteria, General pediatric gastroenterology, Medical education