Dr. Gunter Hermann Scharer MD
Clinical Genetics (M.D.)2525 CHICAGO AVE MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55404
Dr. Gunter Scharer practices Genetic Medicine in MINNEAPOLIS, MN. As a geneticist, Dr. Scharer performs experiments and analyzes data to interpret the inheritance of different traits in patients. A geneticist evaluates, diagnoses, and manages patients with hereditary conditions or congenital malformations, genetic risk calculations, and mutation analysis. Dr. Scharer carries out studies, tests, and counsels patients with genetic diseases.
Education and Training
Ruprecht-Karl-Univ- Med Fak- Heidelberg- Germany 1996
Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Medizinische Gesamtfakultat 1996
Medical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical GeneticsABMG
- Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Medical Genetics; Children'S Hosp Orange Co, Pediatrics
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- What Causes Albinism?
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- What Is Pituitary Dwarfism?
IntroductionPituitary dwarfism, also called growth hormone deficiency, is a medical condition wherein the pituitary gland does not produce sufficient amounts of growth hormone. This deficiency often results in children’s slow growth or short stature.An adult with pituitary dwarfism has an average...
- What is Neurofibromatosis?
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that affects the development of nerve cells and tissues in the body, leading to the formation of tumors in different parts of the nervous system. These tumors, also known as neurofibromas, may develop in the brain, spinal cord, along the nerves, or under the...
- Is Pancreatic Cancer Genetic?
Is Pancreatic Cancer Genetic?Cancer is caused by a change in your genetic sequence. Genes are responsible for designing your body. Any alteration at that level will alter your body patterns.Cancer is an uncontrolled production of abnormal cells. Usually new cells are formed when your body needs...
- The History of Muscular Dystrophy
What is muscular dystrophy?Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder, which is often characterized by a progressive type of muscular degeneration and weakness. There are several types of muscular dystrophy, wherein each type eventually leads to an increased disability, strength loss, and potential...
- Is My Child More Likely to Develop Autism if a Blood Relative Has Autism?
Autism characterized by impaired social interactions reduced verbal and non-verbal communication and stereotyped behavior and activities. These symptoms appear in early childhood and impair or limit everyday functioning.Autism and geneticsResearchers believe that both environment and genetics play a...