Catherine B. Karimov, M.D. F.A.C.M.G F.A.C.O.G: Director of Clinical Genetics for Women’s HealthDr. Catherine Karimov is a faculty attending physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center. She is a double board-certified clinical geneticist and an obstetrician-gynecologist, practicing in both specialties.Dr. Karimov received her medical education at Temple University, and did her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Winthrop University Hospital. In 2009, she completed a fellowship in medical genetics at Harvard University and was Director of the Division of Genetics at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston before joining Westchester Medical Center.Here at Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Karimov joins the Obstetrics and Gynecology department providing specialized testing, diagnosis, and counseling for any women who wishes to obtain information about a medical condition with a known or possible genetic component affecting them or a family member. She is trained in diagnosing inherited diseases, identifying unaffected and affected individuals through specialized testing and examination, determining a person's chance of developing or passing on a genetic disorder, and managing inherited diseases as it effects woman’s health. She works in close association with the team to help guide every aspect of a woman’s personalized medical plan and provides education and support.In addition, Dr. Karimov is interested in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology for women with connective tissue disorders, metabolic disorders, and cancer predisposition syndromes. She has expertise and interest in fetal anomalies and ultrasound for prenatal diagnosis of genetic syndromes.