Lacassie, Yves_2013-11

Yves Lacassie, MD, FACMG

Professor of Pediatrics

Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 896-9254
Fax: (504) 896-3997


MD - 1967
University of Chile School of Medicine


Fellow, Pediatrics & Clinical Genetics, University of Chile, 1969-72
Fellow, Medical Genetics, Johns Hopkins University, 1973-75
Fellow, Pediatrics & Clinical Genetics, LSU &
Louisiana Birth Defects Center, New Orleans, LA, 1975-1976

Board Certification:
Clinical Genetics, 1990

Major Scientific/Professional Societies:
American Society of Human Genetics
European Society of Human Genetics
Ibero-American Society of Human Genetics (President, 1998-2000)
Latin-American Society of Genetics (ALAG)
Founder Fellow, American College of Medical Genetics
Latin-American Pediatrics Research Society
Society for Craniofacial Genetics
American Dermatoglyphics Association

Research Interests

Dysmorphology, birth defects
Nosology of genetic diseases
Delineation of new syndromes
Cytogenetics & microdeletions

Additional Info