Are there experts in Noonan syndrome?
There is currently no center of excellence for Noonan syndrome.
It is important that children with Noonan syndrome have a consultation with a medical geneticist and/or genetic counselor to make a diagnosis and learn about experts in the medical community. Speak to a genetic counselor or a medical geneticist to learn more about Noonan syndrome.
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What types of doctors should someone with Noonan syndrome see?
Children with Noonan syndrome may need to see a variety of specialists depending on their symptoms.
Congenital heart defects should be managed by a cardiologist (heart doctor)
Bleeding problems should be monitored by a hematologist
Developmental concerns should be followed by a developmental pediatrician
Growth concerns should be evaluated by an endocrinologist
Vision concerns should be evaluated by an Ophthalmologist
Additional specialists may be needed depending on an individuals specific symptoms.