Metabolic Genetics Clinic

The Texas Children’s Hospital Metabolic Genetics Clinic provides comprehensive, quality medical and dietary therapy to children and adults with inborn errors of metabolism. These include urea cycle disorders and other disorders of amino acid metabolism, organic acidemias, fatty-acid oxidation disorders, glycogen storage disorders, lysosomal storage disorders, and a variety of other rare inborn errors of metabolism. Our team is comprised of seven board-certified biochemical geneticists, three registered dietitians, and two registered nurses. Initial evaluation consists of a detailed history, physical exam, and diagnostic biochemical and genetics testing. 


To refer a patient to the Metabolic Genetics Clinic, please complete the Genetics referral form.  Please describe the reason for referral and submit the completed form and supporting clinical documentation.