Susan D. Klugman, MD

Contact Information

Primary Location

Montefiore Women's Center at Apple Plaza1075 Central Park AvenueScarsdale, NY
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Clinical Genetics
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Education & Training


    Residency Program

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine


    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Susan Klugman, MD, FACOG, FACMG, is Director, Reproductive and Medical Genetics, and Program Director, Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency at Montefiore. She is also Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Klugman’s clinical focus is on the evaluation of patients and families at risk for genetic disorders during pregnancy or preconception, including prenatal diagnosis and consultation for patients undergoing assisted reproductive technologies. She also provides evaluations for patients at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes.

    After completing her Bachelor of Science at Cornell University in 1984, Dr. Klugman attended New York University School of Medicine, earning her Doctor of Medicine in 1988. She pursued her postdoctoral training at Montefiore-Einstein and Jacobi Medical Center, completing her obstetrics and gynecology residency in 1992 serving as administrative chief resident in her final year. In 2002, she continued her medical training at Montefiore-Einstein in  medical genetics, completing the program in 2004.

    Dr. Klugman’s research focuses on novel methods for prenatal screening, testing and diagnosis as well as the assessment of new modalities for diagnoses and treatment of hereditary cancer syndromes. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and other print publications. She is the Reproductive Genetics Editor for Genetics in Medicine as well as a reviewer with many journals, including the American Journal of Medical Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Prenatal Diagnosis. Dr. Klugman has spoken extensively at regional and national medical conferences, including more than 70 international and national invited presentations.

    Dr. Klugman is currently the Vice President for Clinical Genetics and serves on the board of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. In 2021 she will serve as President Elect and 2023, President. She has completed six year terms on both the Committee on Genetics of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Residency Review Committee for Medical Genetics for the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. She is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and medical genetics and is listed in several medical directories including Who’s Who in Medical Sciences Education, Who’s Who in Academic Medicine, New York Magazine Best Doctors list, and Castle Connelly How to Find the Best Metro Area Doctors.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Women's Center at Apple Plaza

    1075 Central Park AvenueScarsdale, NY

    P: 914.376.9100

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Medical Village at Bronx River
    4170 Bronx BoulevardBronx, NY P: 718.920.9823 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY P: 718.904.2000 F: 718.904.2799 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Park at Eastchester
    1695 Eastchester Road -suite 301Bronx, NY P: 718.405.8150 F: 718.405.8154 Additional Details
    Montefiore Centennial
    3332 Rochambeau AvenueBronx, NY P: 718.920.5157 Additional Details
    Montefiore At 141 South Central Avenue
    141 South Central AvenueHartsdale, NY P: 914.287.7730 F: 914.287.7728 Additional Details
    Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY P: 718.405.8200 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY P: 718.920.4321 F: 718.920.6313 Additional Details