Genetics and Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Dr. David Liang gives an in-depth explanation of the different genes associated with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome and overviews the history of the condition. A proper genetic diagnosis is important for patients at-risk for Loeys-Dietz Syndrome. Learn about how to access genetic testing and counselingĀ here.

David H. Liang, M.D., Ph.D. leads the Clinic for Marfan Syndrome and Related Conditions in the Elaine & Robert Matranga Aortic Center. He obtained his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine, as well as completed an Internal Medicine residency and a Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship at Stanford. Dr. Liang also obtained his Ph.D. in electrical engineering while attending Stanford.

Dr. Liang is a nationally recognized specialist in the field of thoracic aortic disease and genetic aortic and vascular conditions. He is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health.