Gerald Feldman, MD, PhD

Gerald Feldman, MD, PhD
Professor of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Pathology and Pediatrics
Division Director for Clinical Genetics, CMMG
Director, Clinical Genetics Services
Director, Newborn Screening Management Program, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Scott Hall, Rm 2375
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201


B. A., Indiana University, 1979.

PhD: Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, 1982
MD:  Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, 1984

Postgraduate Training

Baylor College of Medicine, Institute for Molecular Genetics, Fellowship in Clinical Genetics and Clinical Biochemical/Molecular Genetics, 1990

Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals Residency ProgramHouston, TX, Texas Children’s Hospital, Pediatric House Staff Officer (PL1-PL3), 1987

Board Certification:  American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Clinical Genetics and Clinical Biochemical/Molecular Genetics, 1990


Research Focus

Use of molecular technologies in the diagnosis of genetic diseases, clinical genetics, and dysmorphology; educational programs in medical genetics residency training, Newborn screening and inborn errors of metabolism.

Recent Publications

Abdulfatah E, Wakeling E, Sakr S, Al-Obaidy K, Bandyopadhyay S, Morris R, Feldman G and Ali-Fehmi R.  Molecular classification of endometrial carcinoma applied to endometrial biopsy specimens: towards early personalized patient management.  Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun 24. pii: S0090-8258(19)31323-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.06.012. [Epub ahead of print]

Fabie, NAV, Pappas, KB and Feldman, GL.  The current state of newborn screening in the United States.  Pediatr Clin N Am 66 (2019): 369–386.

Majumdar R, Yori A, Rush P, Raymond K; Gavrilov D, Tortorelli S, Matern D, Rinaldo P, Feldman GL, and Oglesbee D. Allelic Spectrum of Formiminotransferase-Cyclodeaminase Gene Variants in Individuals with Formiminoglutamic Aciduria.   Molecular Genetics and Genomic Medicine.  doi: 10.1002/mgg3.333.   2017. 

Putra M, Idler J, Dai J, Blitzer MG, Feldman GL and Sokol, RJ.  Medical Genetics and Genomics Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residencies:  Are We Ready for The Future?  J Assist Reprod Genet. 2018 Jan;35(1):3-16. doi: 10.1007/s10815-017-1039-7. Epub 2017

Smith J, Kean V, Bianchi DW, Feldman GL, Petrucelli N, Simon M and Gonik B.  Cell-free DNA Results Lead to Unexpected Diagnosis. Clin Case Rep. 2017 Aug; 5(8): 1323–1326; doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1051. 

Thakur M, Feldman GL and Puscheck EE.  Primary ovarian insufficiency in classic galactosemia: Current understanding and future research opportunities.  Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.  J Assist Reprod Genet. 2018 Jan;35(1):3-16. doi: 10.1007/s10815-017-1039-7. Epub 2017 Sep 20

Korf BR, Blitzer MG, Demmer LA, Feldman GL and Watson MS.  Report on the Banbury Summit Meeting on Medical Genetics Training in the Genomic Era, February 23-26, 2014.  Genetics in Medicine doi:10.1038/gim.2017.38.  [Epub ahead of print June 22, 2017]. 

Bowdin S, Gilbert A, Bedoukian E, Carew C, Adam, MP, Belmont J, Bernhardt, B, Biesecker L,  Bjornsson, HT, Blitzer M, D’Alessandro L, Deardorff, MA, Demmer, L, Elliott A, Feldman GL, Glass IA,  Herman, G, Hindorff, L, Hisama F, Hudgins L, Innes AM, Jackson, L, Jarvik G, Kim R, Korf  B, Ledbetter DH, Li M, Liston, E, Marshall C, Medne L, Meyn MS, Monfared N, Morton C, Mulvihill JJ, Plon SE, Rehm H, Roberts A, Shuman C, Spinner NB, Stavropoulos, DJ, Valverde K, Waggoner DJ, Wilkens A, Cohn RD and Krantz ID.  Recommendations for the Integration of Genomics into Medical Practice.  Genetics in Medicine 2016 May 12. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.17. [Epub ahead of print]

Bannick AB, Laufman J, Edwards H, Ventimiglia J and Feldman GL.  Outcomes of Referrals to Child Protective Services in Patients with Phenylketonuria: Experiences at a Single Treatment Center.  Molec Genet and Metab 2015 115(4):  151-156.  doi: 10. 1016/j.ymgme.2015.06.003.  Epub 2015  Jun 16.


Edwards JG, Feldman GL, Goldberg J, Gregg AR, Norton ME, Rose NC, Schneider A, Stoll K, Wapner R and Watson MS.  Expanded Carrier Screening in Reproductive Medicine – Points to Consider. A joint statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Society of Genetic Counselors, Perinatal Quality Foundation and Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine.  Obstet Gynecol 2015:125-1-11.