Skip to main content

Dr. Catherine Hajek, MD

Catherine Hajek is a Sioux Falls, SD native. She graduated from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine and completed Internal Medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Centerin Bronx NY.Prior to completing medical genetics fellowship at the UCLA Intercampus Medical Genetics Program, she practiced outpatient internal medicine at Sanford Adult Medicine in Sioux Falls. Her training was focused on Adult Genetics and the genetics of common complex disease and genomic contribution to risk.Since completing her training in June 2016, she has been a leader in the development of Sanford Health’s preemptive genetic screening program.This has included the design and launch of a system-wide genomic education and return of results program.Her research is focused on developing clinical applications of genomic medicine.She is committed to identifying new approaches to integrating genetics and genomics in the care of patients and currently serves as the physician chair and medical director for the Sanford Imagenetics program.

Dr. Hajek has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.