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    Newborn Screening Unit
    PO Box 149347, MC-1918
    Austin, Texas 78714-9347

    Phone: 512-776-3957
    Fax: 512-776-7450
    Toll-free: 800-252-8023, ext. 3957


Clinical Care Coordination Consultants

Newborn screening clinical care coordination program staff consult with medical specialists throughout the state. When the newborn screening results are abnormal or out of range, families may be referred to one or more of these specialists for their infants to receive further testing. 

Consultant Lists

  • Pulmonologists (Cystic Fibrosis) Consultants – updated 4/27/2017 
    Pediatric pulmonologists diagnose and manage the treatment of children from birth to 21 years old with breathing conditions and lung diseases.

  • Pediatric Metabolic Consultants (Biochemical Genetics) – updated 10/4/2018
    Metabolic geneticists are doctors who evaluate, manage treatment, and help prevent clinical symptoms of conditions due to genetic defects in human biochemical processes. 

  • Pediatric Endocrinology Consultants – updated 12/7/2018
    Endocrinologists are doctors who diagnose and treat diseases that affect the endocrine system which is a group of glands and organs in the body that produce, store and release hormones that help control important body functions.

  • Pediatric Immunology Consultants – updated 3/4/2019
    Immunologists are doctors who diagnose, treat, and help prevent immune system disorders which are conditions that affect the body’s defense system that protects it against disease.

  • Pediatric Hemotology Consultants – updated 5/16/2018
    Hematologists are doctors who specialize in hematology, the science or study of blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases.

Contact Us

Email newborn@dshs.texas.gov or call 1-800-252-8023 ext. 3957 if any information in the above lists is no longer current. 

Last updated August 29, 2019