Myriam Kawaja, MS, LCGC, is a licensed and certified genetic counselor at Highland Medical, P.C., Breast Surgery located in Nyack, NY. She received her Master of Science in human genetics as well as her undergraduate degree from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. She is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Prior to joining Highland Medical, P.C., Myriam was a genetics counselor at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health Network, Beth Israel Medical Center and focused on preconception and prenatal counseling. In addition to her duties at Highland Medical, P.C., Myriam is also a multilingual genetic counseling consultant who specializes in preconception, prenatal and cancer counseling at three different locations in Hudson County for CarePoint Health.
Myriam is fluent in English, Spanish and Arabic. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, the American Board of Genetic Counseling and the American Counseling Association. She is passionate about educating and supporting her patients that are at risk or already diagnosed with hereditary conditions. Myriam brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience to Highland Medical, P.C., and looks forward to serving her patients.