Alena Egense, M.G.C.

Alena Egense, M.G.C.


Genetic Counseling


Metabolic Genetics




  • Licensed and Certified Genetic Counselor


To see if Alena Egense is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

UC Davis MIND Institute

2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-703-0300
Clinic Fax: 916-703-0203
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Alena is a licensed and board certified pediatric and adult genetic counselor who works with individuals who have a genetic condition or are at risk of a genetic condition. She has a clinical interest in biochemical genetic disorders and is part of the UC Davis Metabolic clinic and newborn screen follow-up team. Outside of her clinical role at UC Davis, Alena enjoys working with families and other professionals through her position on the Clinical Advisory Board in the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation.


Genomic Medicine


M.G.C., University of Maryland, Baltimore MD 2013

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Genetic Counseling, 2019

State of California Licensed Genetic Counselor,

Professional Memberships

National Society of Genetic Counselors

Honors and Awards

Thesis Grant Recipient, National Society of Genetic Counselors Pediatric Special Interest Group, 2012