Susan J. Hayflick, M.D.

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Dr. Hayflick sees clinical genetics patients on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, and she performs clinical laboratory professional interpretations (cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, and molecular genetics). She orders and/or performs clinical evaluations and diagnostic studies and advises the medical staff with regard to congenital malformations, birth defects, bone dysplasias and heritable syndromes, cytogenetic abnormalities, and genetic and/or inherited metabolic disorders. Rare disorders studied include neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA), pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy (INAD) / atypical neuroaxonal dystrophy, Marfan syndrome, and Weill-Marchesani syndrome.

Professional Education

  • Degree:
    M.D., The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, 1995
  • Residency:
    Internship/Residency in Pediatrics, The Maine Medical Center, Portland, 1988
  • Fellowship:
    Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Genetics, The Center for Medical Genetics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1991
  • Certification:
    National Board of Medical Examiners, 1988 American Board of Pediatrics (re-certified), 1989, 1996 American Board of Medical Genetics (clinical genetics), 1990 American Board of Medical Genetics (biochemical and molecular genetics), 1990

Provider Referral Line

503 494-2446

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OHSU accepts most insurance plans

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Clinical Trials

The following clinical trials are currently accepting new participants:

Brain Perfusion in PKAN

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