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Mito Doctors


U.S. Mitochondrial Disease Specialists

Darius J Adams, MD (Pediatrics and Adults)

Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Personalized Genomic Medicine Program
Division Head of Goryeb Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
Clinical and Biochemical Geneticist
435 South St., Suite 220A
Morristown, NJ  07960
973-524-1898 Phone

973-290-7430 Fax


Irina Anselm, MD (Pediatrics)

Specializes in mitochondrial disorders with a research focus in treating mitochondrial disorders complicated by lactic academia with dichloroacetate

Assistant professor in Neurology
Boston Children’s Hospital

300 Longwood Ave

Fegan, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 355-2751


Richard G. Boles, M.D. (Pediatrics up to age 30)

Focusing on functional disease, including cyclic vomiting, pain, fatigue, depression, and autism

Medical Geneticist

Private practice in Pasadena, CA, as well as legal consultations



Autism consultations in Aliso Viejo, CA


Peer-to-Peer discussions regarding genetic testing with your doctor and telemedicine in some states 

   Title: Director, CNNH NeuroGenomics Program


   Contact: and

SpectrumNeeds, a New Comprehensive Nutritional Therapy for Autism, Functional Conditions, and Mitochondrial Disease

   Title: Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, NeuroNeeds LLC


   Contact: for medical/scientific questions; for logistical/purchasing questions 


Bruce H. Cohen, MD (Pediatrics)

EPI-743 Investigator
Akron Children's Hospital
NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 4400
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8050
Fax: 330-543-8054


Abigail Collins, MD

Friedrich’s Ataxia and Mitochondrial-related movement disorders

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Pediatric Movement Disorders Specialist

Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine

13123 East 16th Avenue, B155

Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (720) 777-6895

Fax: (720) 777-7285


Greg Enns, MD (Pediatrics)

EPI-743 Investigator

Associate Professor
Director, Biochemical Genetics Program
Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Sees Patients At
          Medicine Specialties
          730 Welch Rd 2nd Floor
          Palo Alto, CA 94304
Mailing Address
          Medical Genetics Division
          300 Pasteur Dr.
          H315 MC 5208
          Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 723-6858

Marni Falk, MD (Pediatrics)
Clinical Geneticist

Director, Mitochondrial-Genetic Disease Clinic

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
ARC 1002c
3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-4564


Richard Frye, MD, PhD (Pediatrics)

Research focuses on link between Autism and Mitochondrial Disorders
Phoenix Children's Medical Group
1919 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016-7710
Phone: (602) 933-0970

Fax: (602) 933-4253

Amy Goldstein, MD (Pediatrics):
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Human Genetics
3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399


Areas of Expertise: Mitochondrial disease, Clinical child neurology

To start the process:
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)
Appointments and Referrals: 267-426-4961

Andrea Gropman, MD (Pediatrics)

Children's National Medical Center
Division Chief, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Neurogenetics
Center for Neuroscience Research
111 Michigan Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: (202) 476-2389

Richard H. Haas, MB, BChir, MRCP

Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics
Director of UCSD Mitochondrial Disease Laboratory
Co-Director UCSD Mitochondrial and Metabolic Disease Center
UCSD Medical Center 0935
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
Cristal Melendez is the administrative assistant. She is in charge of coordinating visit dates and authorizing financial arrangements.  She can be reached by phone at 619-543-7800 or by email at

Bryan Hainline, MD (Pediatrics)
Biochemical and molecular geneticist

IU Health Physicians Medical & Molecular Genetics

975 W. Walnut St.
Suite 130
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 274-3966
Riley Children's Hospital Indiana University
702 Barnhill Dr
Rm 0907
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 274-1057

Michio Hirano, MD (Mito Specialist/Researcher)
Professor of Neurology and Pathology & Cell Biology Neuromuscular Disease
Columbia University Medical Center
710 West 168th St
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-1048
Clinical researcher and neurologist with expertise in neuromuscular disorders.


Taosheng Huang (Pediatrics)

Clinical and Biochemical Geneticist

Mitochondria-related optic atrophy

Molecular Basis of Mitochondrial Disease

Director, Mitochondrial Medicine Program

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

3333 Burnet Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3026


1- 513-803-9260




Stephen Kahler, MD (Medical Genetics/Metabolism)

Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute           

13 Children's Way

Little Rock, AR 72202            

(501) 364-1100


Amel Karaa, MD (Adults) (Mito Specialist)

Adult Mitochondrial Disease Clinic

Neurogenetics Unit

Massachusetts General Hospital

185 Cambridge Street, Suite 5240
Boston MA, 02114
Tel: 617 726 5732, Fax: 617 724 9620

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Genetics


Fran Kendall MD (Adults and Pediatrics) (Mito Specialist)

Clinical Biochemical Geneticist

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Georgia

Founder, Managing Director

VMP Genetics

1875 Old Alabama Rd, Suite 220

Roswell, GA 30076

Phone:  770-793-7800 

Fax: 866-744-5665

Dwight D. Koeberl, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics/
Duke University Medical Center
GSRB I, Room 4048 
Research Drive
Durham, North Carolina 27710
Tel: (919)681-9919;

FAX (919) 684-0983
Clinic contact Jennifer Sullivan, 919-681-1991

Mary Kay Koenig, MD (Pediatrics and Diagnosed Adults) (Neurologist/Mito Specialist)

Endowed Chair of Mitochondrial Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology
Mitochondrial Clinic Director
Lysosomal Clinic Co-Director
Tuberous Sclerosis Center Co-Director

6410 Fannin Street, Suite 720
Houston, Texas, 77030
Phone: (713)500-7164


Dr. Mary Kay Koenig is involved at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and the University of Texas Medical School Department of Pediatrics

Susan N. Manganaro, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Medical Director of the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Comprehensive Care Center at Stony Brook Children's Hospital
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Diplomate in Neurology and Psychiatry with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Diplomate in Clinical Neurophysiology
Sleep Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital
Department of Neurology
HSC T12-020
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8121
Phone: (631) 444-2599

Fax: (631) 444-1474  

Shawn McCandless, MD (Pediatrics)

Biochemical Geneticist

Division Chief, Pediatric Genetics, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Director, Center for Human Genetics, UH Case Medical Center

UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Department of Pediatrics-Genetics
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Tel.:(216) 844-3936


Eva Morava-Kozicz, MD, PhD (Pediatrics)

Mitochondrial disorders and congenital disorders of glycosylation

Biochemical Geneticist
Hayward Genetics Center
1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-31
New Orleans, LA, 70112
(504) 988-6908


Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD
Clinical Pathology
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S71
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone: (216) 445-5686

Dmitriy Niyazov, MD (Pediatrics/Adults)
Treats both children and adults with mitochondrial disease

Clinical interest in genetic abnormalities in autism and mitochondrial disease

Medical Geneticist

Ochsner Children's Health Center
1315 Jefferson Hwy.
New Orleans, LA 70121
Phone: 504-842-3900


Sumit Parikh, MD (Pediatrics)
Center for Pediatric Neurology
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S71
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone (Appointments): (216) 444-1994
Desk: (216) 445-8124


Anthony Perzyk, MD (Pediatrics) (Genetics – Mito Specialist)

UF Health Pediatric Multispecialty Center

Aetna Building, Suite 1900
841 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Appointment: (904) 633-0920
Referral: (904) 633-0920
Referral Fax: (904) 633-0921 


Russell P Saneto, DO, PhD
EPI-743 Investigator

Associate Professor, Neurology
Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Seattle Children's Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 987-2078

Fernando Scaglia, MD
Mitochondrial Cytopathies, specifically MELAS and Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndromes

EPI-743 Investigator

Associate Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics

Texas Children's Genetics Clinic
Texas Children's Clinical Care Center
6701 Fannin St., Suite 1560
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: (832) 822-4280
Fax: (832) 825-4294,-Fernando/

Dr. Peter Stacpoole
Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Department of Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL 32610
Tel: 352-265-8909
Fax: 352-265-8910


Melissa A. Walker, MD, PhD
Attending Neurologist
Neurogenetics, Child Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Office phone 617-726-5732
Wang Ambulatory Care Center 708
Massachusetts General Hospital
15 Parkman St., Boston, MA 02114-3117

Johan Van Hove, MD, PhD
Mitochondrial respiratory chain diseases and fatty acid oxidation disorders

Genetics and Inherited Metabolic Diseases
Section Head, Clinical Genetics and Metabolism

Children’s Hospital Colorado

13123 E. 16th Avenue, B300
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (303) 724-2370



Canadian Mitochondrial Disease Specialists


Inherited Metabolic Disorders Clinic

Alberta Children's Hospital,  

2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8 

Phone: (403) 955-5030
Fax: (403) 955-3091


Sees adults as well; covers southern Alberta, southeastern British Columbia and southwestern Saskatchewan

British Columbia 

Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria

Child and Family Research Institute

Room C 234, 4500 Oak Street

Vancouver BC V6H 3N1

Vancouver General Hospital

Provincial Adult Metabolic Clinic

  • Vancouver General Hospital,  Diamond Health Care Centre
  • 4th Floor, 2775 Laurel Street,  Vancouver, B. C. V5Z 1M9
  • Tel.: 604-875-4111 ext 61323                  Fax: 604-875-5967 
  • Dr. Sandra Sirrs - endocrinology
  • Dr. Michelle Mezei - neurology
  • Dr Andre Mattman - biochemistry


Westside Integrated Health Centre

  • 130 - 180 Wilson Street,   Victoria, BC    V9A 7N6
  • Tel.: 250-385-5255
  • Dr. Andrew Penn - neurology
  • Sees adults


Health Sciences Centre

  • 2nd and 3rd floor, Community Services Building
  • 685 William Avenue,  Winnipeg, Manitoba            R3A 1R9          


  • Tel: 204-787-2494
  • Fax: 204-787-1419        


Genetics and Metabolism


  • Dr Cheryl Rockman - Greenburg
  • Dr Aziz Mhanni


Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)


  • Maritime provinces are served by Nova Scotia 
  • Outreach clinics are held in Summerside and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Tele-health is extensively used for counselling patients from across the Maritimes, who would otherwise have to travel great distances to be seen in Halifax. 


 IWK Health Centre Foundation       


Maritime Medical Genetics


  • 5850 / 5980 University Avenue, P. O. Box 9700.  Halifax, NS         B3K 6R8
  • Phone: 902 470 8754
  • Fax:     902 470 8709


Northern Territories (North West Territories, Nunavut, Yukon)




Served by Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba



Kingston General Hospital 


Genetics Clinic


  • 20 Barrie Street, Kingston,          ON K7M 3J6,


  • Tel: 613-533-6310,

London Children's Hospital (London, ON)


Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders


London Health Sciences Centre


Victoria Hospital


  • Zone E, Level 5 (old Westminster Tower)


800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario              N6A 5W9


  • Children's Hospital 519-685-8500
  • Patient Information: 519 663-3163
    Media Relations: 519-667-6760
    Patient Relations: 519-685-8500



  • Narayan Prasad - Neurometabolic Sp
  • Dr Charles (Tony) Rupar - Biochemical Genetics Sp
  • Dr. Sharon Goobie

McMaster Children's Hospital (Hamilton/Niagara)



North York General Hospital (Toronto) 

Genetics Programme 

  • North York General Hospital
    4001 Leslie Street,  Toronto, Ontario        M2K 1E1
  • Main phone number: (416) 756-6000

    Branson Site
    555 Finch Ave. West,  Toronto, Ontario    M2R 1N5
    Main phone number: (416) 633-9420

    Seniors' Health Centre
    2 Buchan Court,  Toronto, Ontario           M2J 5A3

  • Long-term care home: (416) 756-0066
    Specialized Geriatric Services: (416) 756-6050 ext. 8060


Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Ottawa)


Department of Genetics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario,


  • 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa,ON      K1H 8L1
  • Tel:  613-737-2275
  • Fax: 613-738-4822


Toronto General Hospital

  • University Health Network 

Adult Genetics Programme, Toronto General Hospital  

  • 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto,     ON M5G 2C4,
  • Tel: 416-340-4800          Ext 6632,
  • Fax: 416-340-3709

Toronto Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto)

The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics

555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario               M5G 1X8

Tel: 416-813-6390

Fax: 416-813-5345 


CHUL Ste Foy

  • Serves children
  • 2705 Boul Laurier, Ste Foy, Quebec City, Quebec   G1V 4G2
  • Tel: 418-656-4141
  • Dr. Bruno Maranda, medical geneticist
  • Dr. Helene Roy, paediatrician
  • Dr. Julie LaFlame

Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital 

Neurology Dept.

  • Serves adults
  • 3801 University Street
    Montreal QC H3A 2B4
  • Tel: (514) 398-5262                    Fax: (514) 398-8310 

Ste. Justine Hospital

  • 3175, Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
    Montreal, Quebec
    Canada, H3T 1C5
  • Tel:  (514) 345-4931
  • Metabolic and Genetic Diseases
  • Serves children 
  • Tel:  514-412-4418                     Fax:  514-412-4329


  • Dr Serge Melancon
  • Dr Grant Mitchell



  • Serviced by Alberta


Inherited Metabolic Disorders Clinic


Alberta Children's Hospital, Inherited Metabolic Disorders Clinic (Calgary, AB)


  • 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8 


  • Phone: (403) 955-7587
    Fax: (403) 955-3091


Sees adults as well; covers southern Alberta, southeastern British Columbia and southwestern Saskatchewan