Practice Locations

  • UC San Diego Health – Sorrento Valley
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    4910 Directors Place
    San Diego, CA 92121
    US
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About Taylor J. Berninger, MS, MA, MEd, CGC

Taylor Berninger, MS, MA, MEd, is a board-certified genetic counselor who provides assessment and counseling for individuals and their partners before and/or during pregnancy. She helps mothers understand how genes, family history, birth defects or other medical conditions can affect their or their baby's health. She is part of the Maternal-Fetal Care and Geneticsteam, which offers ultrasound and prenatal diagnostic testing for both low-risk and high-risk pregnancies.

Ms. Berninger is also assistant program director of the Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program, where she monitors the curriculum and coordinates students' clinical rotations in San Diego. She has published articles in Genetics in Medicine, and her research interests include bioethics, access and service delivery, noninvasive prenatal testing, prenatal screening, and whole genome sequencing.

She earned a master's degree in genetic counseling from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and holds additional master's degrees in medical humanities and bioethics from The Graduate School at Northwestern University and in secondary education from University of Missouri - St. Louis. Ms. Berninger is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Outside of work, she enjoys stand-up paddle boarding, hiking with her dogs, and learning to play the ukulele.

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For more information, see Genetic Counseling.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Master's Degree

  • Northwestern University The Graduate School, Evanston, IL

Master's Degree

  • University of Missouri–St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-10-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Genetic Counseling

Conditions and Treatments

  • Prenatal and Preconception Genetic Counseling
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted