Stephanie Asher, MS, LCGC

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Stephanie Asher, MS, LCGC, is a senior genetic counselor with the Division of Human Genetics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Metabolic disorders, Connective tissue disorders, Williams syndrome
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor (LCGC)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology - The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Additional Training

MS in Medical Genetics - The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Titles and Academic Titles

Senior Genetic Counselor

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Connective tissue genetics
Cardiomyopathy genetics




Buehler DP, Wiese CB, Skelton SB, Southard-Smith EM. An optimized procedure for fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) isolation of autonomic neural progenitors from visceral organs of fetal mice. J Vis Exp. 2012 Aug 17;(66):e4188. Read the abstract


Corpening, JC, Cantrell, AC, Deal, KK, Skelton, SB, Southard-Smith, EM. Isolation and Live Imaging of Enteric Progenitors based on Sox10-Histone2BVenus Transgene Expression. Genesis. 2011 Jul;49(7):599-618. Read the abstract

Awards and Honors

Graduated with honors, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

National Society of Genetic Counselors