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

Additional Training

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

Board Certification

Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor (LCGC)

Undergraduate Degree

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

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