Christina M. Laukaitis, MD, PhD

Christina M. Laukaitis, MD, PhD

Geneticist (USA)

Christina M. Laukaitis, MD, PhD is an associate professor in the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She also leads the clinical genetics efforts for the Department of Medicine and the Center for Applied Genetics and Genomics. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Genetics.

She earned her MD and PhD from the University of Illinois. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN and a Medical Genetics fellowship at the University of Washington. She joined the faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2008.

Dr. Laukaitis’ clinical practice and research focus on diagnosing and managing patients with genetic syndromes. She cares for a large cohort of people with various forms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and has organized the hEDS gene study, a major effort to identify genes predicting the hypermobile subtype of EDS.