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Phone: 832-822-2100


6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1560
Houston, TX 77030

Rachel Franciskovich, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counselor


School Education Degree Year
Ohio State University Masters Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling 2017


Rachel Franciskovich is a board certified genetic counselor in the department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. She is involved in the care of individuals and families in the general genetics outpatient clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, primarily in The Woodlands. Additionally, she assists with the management and care of individuals in the Smith-Magenis syndrome specialty clinic. Primary clinical duties include: clinical evaluations, genetic testing coordination and selection, disclosure of results and information, and management of clinic flow and coordination.

Rachel enjoys identifying and understanding various clinical and service delivery models. She is an active participant in the PRISMS (Parents and Researchers Interested in Smith-Magenis Syndrome) organization and continues to strive to provide the most comprehensive care to these families, as well as all families impacted by a genetic condition.

You can find Rachel enjoying spending time with her dogs and wonderful husband and daughter in her free time outside of work!

Clinical Interests

Rare Disease
Smith Magenis syndrome

Research Interests

Service Delivery Models
Technology Use in Clinical Genetics
Educational Techniques in Genetic Counseling
Smith Magenis syndrome


Organization Name Role
National Society of Genetic Counselors Member
Texas Society of Genetic Counselors Member

Awards & Honors

Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counseling Program “Outstanding Clinical Mentor” Awardee, 2021-2022

Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (AGCPD) Outstanding Clinical Supervisor Awardee, 2020/2021

Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counseling Program “Outstanding Clinical Supervisor” Awardee, 2020-2021

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Fellow, Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio, 2016-2017

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