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UW Pediatrics

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Seattle Children's Hospital
PO Box 5731, M/S OC.9.850
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105


Margaret L.P. Adam, MD

Genetic Medicine
Clinical Genetics
Professional Bio
Margaret L.P. Adam, MD, is an attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetic Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Adam's clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of genetic conditions. Dr. Adam has a special interest in Mowat-Wilson syndrome, for which she conducts clinical research. She is involved as the primary clinical geneticist in the Multidisciplinary Differences of Sex Development (DSD) clinic at Seattle Children's Hospital. She provides genetic consultations for pregnant women through the Prenatal Diagnostic Center at the University of Washington. Dr. Adam is Editor in Chief for GeneReviews, an NIH-supported, free, online, peer-reviewed reference for genetic conditions ( Her current clinical research projects include working as a dysmorphologist on the Autoimmune Diseases in Pregnancy Project in association with the University of California, San Diego, and on the Collaboration to Establish the Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in association with the University of New Mexico.