Prijoles, EJ

Assistant Clinical Geneticist

Prijoles, EJ

Dr. Prijoles provides clinical genetics services to patients through the GGC Columbia office. She is also involved in teaching medical students, residents, and genetic counseling students. Her areas of interest include dysmorphology, birth defects, and single gene disorders. Dr. Prijoles is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics (2007) and the American Board of Pediatrics (2004).

Any patient with a birth defect, learning problem, developmental delay, or known/suspected genetic condition may be seen in the office located in downtown Columbia or at outlying clinics in the mid-state area. On-site consultations are available for individuals who are affiliated with the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. Consultations are also available for hospitalized patients.

Contact Information

Office (803) 799-5390
Fax (803) 799-5391
ejprijoles@ggc.org

Education/Faculty Appoinments

  • BS, Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 1997

  • MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, 2001

  • Pediatric Residency, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, 2001-2004

  • Clinical Genetics Residency, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 2004-2006

  • Assistant Professor, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Tampa, FL, 2006-2013

  • Assistant Clinical Geneticist, Greenwood Genetic Center, Columbia, SC, 2013-present
Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis...

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