Cancer Genetics

Our Experts

Cancer genetic risk evaluation and counseling is a collaborative effort between genetic specialists and physicians. Our Cancer Genetics Program includes experts in cancer genetic counseling, medical oncology and cancer surgery. Together, these specialists assess risk and develop management plans for hereditary cancer syndromes and familial occurrences of cancer.

Cancer Genetics Program Full Members

David Margileth, MD

Program Director

Cancer Genetics Program

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Hisham El-Bayar, MD, FACS

Surgery

Surgical Oncology

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Anita K. Gregory, MD

Colon/Rectal Surgery

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Cancer Genetic Counselors

Our genetic counselors are expert specialists in all hereditary cancer syndromes, cancer genetic risk assessment, and individualized risk management planning.

Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown, MS, LCGC
Program Manager, Cancer Genetic Counselor

License and Certification:

California Department of Public Health
American Board of Genetic Counseling

Education:
M.S - Genetic Counseling, University of California, Irvine, 2007
B.S. - Molecular Genetics, University of Oregon, 2005

Susy Malca

Susy Malca, MS, LCGC
Program Manager, Cancer Genetic Counselor

License and Certification:

California Department of Public Health
American Board of Genetic Counseling

Education:
M.S - Genetic Counseling, University of California, Irvine, 2016
B.A. - Psychology, Rice University, 2013

Susy Malca

Carol Ko, MS, LCGC
Genetic Counselor

License and Certification:
California Department of Public Health
American Board of Genetic Counseling

Education:
M.S - Genetic Counseling, University of Michigan, 2016
B.A. - Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

Susy Malca

Kate Partynski, MS, LCGC
Genetic Counselor

License and Certification:
California Department of Public Health
American Board of Genetic Counseling

Education:
M.S - Genetic Counseling, University of Michigan, 2015
B.A. - Biology, University of San Diego, 2013

CANCER GENETICS PROGRAM ASSISTANTS


Erika Kim


Chelsea Mai