Katie Bergstrom, MS, CGC


  • Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-4362
Fax: 832-825-4276

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
14th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Instructor, Genetic Counselor

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
University of Utah School of Medicine masters Master of Genetic Counseling 2012
Washington State University university Bachelor of Science, Genetic and Cell Biology 2010


Katie Bergstrom is an ABGC board-certified genetic counselor. She provides genetic counseling, education, support, and genetic testing coordination to the patients and families in the Texas Children’s Hematology and Vascular Anomalies Centers. She specializes in hemophilia, bone marrow failure, and vascular anomalies. 

Katie also provides genetic counseling services to the patients and families of the Texas Children’s Cancer Center enrolled in the NHGRI and NCI funded BASIC3 and KidsCanSeq clinical trials.


Organization Name Role
Lone Star Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation Board Member
National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center Chair of the Genetics Working Group
National Society of Genetic Counselors Chair of the Membership Committee
Periwinkle Foundation Friends of Periwinkle Board Member, Day Camp Planning Committee

Selected Publications

Parsons DW, Roy A, Yang Y, Wang T, Scollon S, Bergstrom K, et al. Diagnostic Yield of Clinical Tumor and Germline Whole-Exome Sequencing for Children With Solid Tumors. JAMA Oncology 2016 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 26822237.

Lin F, Bergstrom K, Person R, Bavle A, Ballester L, Scollon S, Raesz-Martinez R, Jea A, Birchansky S, Wheeler D, Berg Stacey, Chintagumpala M, Adesina A, Eng C, Roy A, Plon SE, Parsons DW. In press. Integrated tumor and germline whole exome sequencing identifies mutations in MAPK and PI3K pathway genes in an adolescent with rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor of the fourth ventricle. Molecular Case Studies 2016 Sep; 2(5). PubMed PMID: 27626068. PubMed Central PMCID: 5002928.

Bergstrom K, Stevens A, Srivaths L, Economides J, Yee DL. Haemophilia B acquired from liver transplantation: a case report and literature review. Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia. 2015 Apr 20. PubMed PMID: 25898977.