CLAUDIA MIKAIL, MD, MPH
Center for Preventive Care and Genetics
22636 Ventura Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Dr. Claudia Mikail, State-of-the-art Genetic Carrier Screening, Adult Genetics, Pediatric Genetics, General Health Screening
Dr. Claudia Mikail received her B.A. in psychology, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Princeton University, where she was awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Jr. Prize for outstanding academic achievement and character. She attained her M.D. at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and M.P.H. at Columbia University, while a resident in preventive medicine and public health at University Hospital, Stony Brook.
She completed an NIH fellowship in medical genetics at the UCLA Intercampus Medical Genetics Program in Los Angeles, CA, including comprehensive clinical training in neonatal, pediatric, and adult genetics at UCLA, Cedars-Sinai, and Harbor-UCLA Medical Centers and cutting edge research in the genetic epidemiology of diabetes.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine and member of the American College of Medical Genetics, Dr. Mikail is the author of the bestselling genetics textbook, "Public Health Genomics: The Essentials," utilized in graduate and professional school courses around the world. Recognized internationally as an expert in genetics and disease prevention, she has served on the American College of Preventive Medicine Genomics Advisory Board, the American Public Health Association Genomics Forum, the NIH/NHGRI Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics (ISCC-PEG), and as a peer reviewer for renowned medical journals and textbooks. On faculty at multiple universities, she has inspired countless students to pursue successful careers in medicine and public health.
She is a recipient of the Patient's Choice, Compassionate Doctor, and Top 10 Doctor awards for clinical excellence and has been named one of America's Most Honored Professionals. Additional achievements include a federal NHTSA research grant in pediatric public health, the Bausch & Lomb Science Award, and being designated a National Science Foundation Young Scholar.
Active in her community, Dr. Mikail is often invited as a guest lecturer for local, regional, and national medical societies, as well as social service organizations.
Beyond medicine, Dr. Mikail is a classical pianist and composer who has won local, national, and international music competitions, including performance at Carnegie Hall at age 13. Elected to the Boards of Directors of multiple charitable organizations, she is committed to the well being of all. She is honored to have received the IJWO Achievement Award for outstanding professional and artistic accomplishment and community service.