Dr. Alec Reginald Errol Correa is a proficient medical geneticist with a wealth of knowledge and expertise across diverse areas of medical genetics. His specialization includes caring for both pediatric and adult genetic disorders, cancer genetics, prenatal diagnosis, newborn screening, genetic counseling, and genetic and molecular testing. With over 12 years of experience as a doctor, he has garnered extensive skills in patient care. Throughout his career, Dr. Correa has been associated with top-tier institutes and hospitals in India, where he has excelled as a clinician, researcher, and academician. Dr Correa is committed to harnessing the power of genetics to provide comprehensive and personalised care to patients with cancer and genetic disorders.



  • MD Pediatrics from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • DM Medical Genetics from All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi

Professional Work


  • Dr Correa is an expert clinician in medical genetics, with a wide range of experience in diagnosing and managing various genetic disorders. These include monogenic and chromosomal syndromes, hereditary and familial cancers, intellectual disability, fetal anomalies, skeletal dysplasias, inborn errors of metabolism, and genetic disorders affecting the nervous system, kidneys, heart, intestines, and skin. He also has experience managing patients with the latest treatments in clinical genetics, such as gene therapy and RNA therapeutics.
  • Dr Correa has a strong interest in the clinical use of genomic testing. In his previous role, he led the genomics division at a top diagnostic lab, where he applied his clinical and technical skills to analyze and interpret Next Generation Sequencing tests for patients from all over India. He has also published original research on the value of genomic testing for genetic disorders in fetuses.
  • Dr Correa has been a speaker and faculty at medical conferences and continuing medical education programs. He has also been actively involved in teaching and training programs for medical students and postgraduates.

Publications & Awards


  • Has multiple publications in prestigious international and national medical journals
  • Has authored chapters in textbooks on Medical Genetics.
  • Had been awarded a travel grant in 2019 to present his research at the 13th Asia Pacific Conference on Human Genetics, Manila, Philippines
  • Presented research at national and international conferences

Areas of Expertise


  • Cancer Genetics
  • Hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Genomics- Next Generation Sequencing
  • Pediatric Genetic disorders
  • Rare Diseases

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