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Sara Mokhtary, MS, CGC

Sara Nasrine Mokhtary, MS, CGC

Provider Type: Genetic Counselor

Certifications:
  • Genetic Counselors

Patients are seen by a GREAT provider but may include a genetic counselor, when needed. Find a provider in your area for genetic evaluation.

Spoken Language: English

General Summary

Sara is the regional genetics coordinator for the Texas Oncology Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing (GREAT) program in the San Antonio region. She provides educational and operational support to Texas Oncology providers in the San Antonio area to ensure high quality genetic care. Sara is passionate about empowering patients to understand their genetic information, which can benefit their own health and the health of their family members.

Education

  • Master of Science in Genetic Counseling (2014)
    California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA
  • Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology (2012)
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Other Information

Outside of work Sara loves trying new restaurants, Latin dancing, and reading.

Previous Clinical Practice

Prior to joining the Texas Oncology GREAT team in 2022, Sara was a clinical science liaison at a genetic testing company. In this role, she helped providers across the state of Texas learn about hereditary cancer and incorporate genetic testing into their clinics to benefit patients and their families. After earning her master's degree, she worked for Sutter Health in California providing genetic counseling for patients in the prenatal, pediatric and oncology settings.

Accolades & Memberships

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors (2012 – Present)
  • Texas Society of Genetic Counselors (2018 – Present)