Sarah Charles, MS, LCGC

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Sarah Charles, MS, LCGC, is a genetic counselor with the Division of Genomic Diagnostics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor (LCGC)

Undergraduate Degree

BA in in Biological Sciences - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Graduate Degree

MS in Genetic Counseling - Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Licensed Genetic Counselor

Departments and Services




Hubosky SG, Boman BM, Charles S, Bibbo M, Bagley DH. Ureteroscopic management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in patients with Lynch Syndrome (hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome). BJU Int. 2013 Oct;112(6):813-9. PMID: 23452166


Gong P, Charles S, Rosenblum N, Wang Z, Witkiewicz AK. A case of endometrial cancer in the context of a BRCA2 mutation and double heterozygosity for Lynch syndrome. Gynecol Oncol Case Rep. 2012 Mar 15;2(3):69-72. PMID: 24371622


Resta RG, McCarthy Veach P, Charles S, Vogel K, Blase T, Palmer CG. Publishing a master's thesis: a guide for novice authors. J Genet Couns. 2010 Jun;19(3):217-27. PMID: 20076994

Showalter SL, Charles S, Belin J, Cozzitorto J, Einstein P, Richards NG, Sauter PK, Kennedy EP, Witkiewicz A, Brody JR, Yeo CJ. Identifying pancreatic cancer patients for targeted treatment: the challenges and limitations of the current selection process and vision for the future. Expert Opin Drug  Deliv. 2010 Mar;7(3):273-84. PMID: 20201734


Charles S, Kessler L, Stopfer JE, Domchek S, Halbert CH. Satisfaction with genetic counseling for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations among African American women. Patient Educ Couns. 2006 Oct;63(1-2):196-204. PMID: 1653358

Awards and Honors

2005, Beth Fine Kaplan Best Student Abstract Award, Arcadia University
2003, Honors Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences, University of Delaware

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2004-present, National Society of Genetic Counselors
2007-present, American Board of Genetic Counseling