To the Editor: In their Commentary, Dr Cheng and colleagues1 discussed the evolving role of primary care physicians in the diagnosis and management of genetic conditions. Although the authors appropriately stressed the potential to further involve primary care physicians in the management of genetic conditions, we believe they have oversimplified the diagnostic challenges.
Lipinski SE, Lipinski MJ, Wilson WG. Genetic Testing and Primary Care. JAMA. 2008;299(19):2274-2276. doi:10.1001/jama.299.19.2274