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Stephanie C. Laniewski, M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 487-3480

Fax: (585) 334-6292

Faculty Appointments


Ms. Laniewski is a board-certified Genetic Counselor in Reproductive Genetics. Her primary role is to meet with families who have a higher chance of having a baby with a genetic condition or birth defect. Her goals are to provide families with information about a specific condition, discuss testing, management, and/or treatment options, and provide psychosocial support throughout the process. Ms. Laniewski's approach to counseling is to present technical information in a way that is meaningful to the individual.

Professional Background

Ms. Laniewski joined the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in 2004. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biotechnology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and her Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from UNC Greensboro. During this time she completed clinical training in prenatal, pediatric, and cancer genetics at Wake Forest University, UNC Chapel Hill, and Duke University. Ms. Laniewski is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.



BS | Rochester Inst Technology

MS | UNC at Greensboro
Genetic Counseling


Journal Articles

Nguyen TTM, Murakami Y, Wigby KM, Baratang NV, Rousseau J, St-Denis A, Rosenfeld JA, Laniewski SC, Jones J, Iglesias AD, Jones MC, Masser-Frye D, Scheuerle AE, Perry DL, Taft RJ, Le Deist F, Thompson M, Kinoshita T, Campeau PM. "Mutations in PIGS, Encoding a GPI Transamidase, Cause a Neurological Syndrome Ranging from Fetal Akinesia to Epileptic Encephalopathy." American journal of human genetics.. 2018 Oct 4; 103(4):602-611. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Szlachetka K, Faske E, Laniewski S, Glantz JC. "A Rare Case of Two Consecutive Breus' Molar Pregnancies." Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.. 2017 Jun 0; 36(6):1279-1282. Epub 2017 Mar 04.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Multifetal Reduction following ART
Book Title: The Textbook of Assisted Reproduction
Author List: Seligman NS, Laniewski S
Published By: Springer 2017