Sat Dev Batish, Ph.D., FACMG

Chief Director, Genetics
Phone: 800-394-4493 x3222

Dr. Batish is based at Athena Diagnostics (Quest Diagnostics), in Marlborough, Massachusetts and serving as Chief Director. His responsibilities include but are not limited to reviewing clinical cases and provide consultations to neurologists and geneticists across the USA.

Dr. Batish received his PhD in Human Genetics from Panjab University, India followed by his Post Doctoral training at Rockefeller University, New York. He completed his Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellowships at Weil Medical College of Cornel University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
He has held faculty positions at Rockefeller University and Weill Medical College of Cornel University.
Dr. Batish has 25 years of experience in diagnostics research, laboratory medicine and regulatory affairs. During his 13-year tenure at Athena, he has been involved in launching several new genetic and immunology tests using state of the art technologies.
He is a Fellow of American College of Medical Genetics and Diplomate of American Board of Medical Genetics.
Dr. Batish’s work at Rockefeller University contributed to identify three novel genes causing Fanconi anemia, and he was awarded “Discovery Awards” in 2005 and 2007 by Fanconi Anemia Research Foundation. He was also Employee of the Year by Athena in 2010. He also served as advisor to the Commissioner of the Public Health Department for the state of Massachusetts to draft genetic guidelines.
Dr. Batish has been invited to several national and international conferences to present his work and has published in peer-reviewed journals and has over 50 publications to his credit.
Board Certifications
Clinical Cytogenetics
Clinical Molecular Genetics
Certificates of Qualification to act as Director (by New York State Department of Health)
Cytogenetics, Diagnostics Immunology and Genetic Testing.  
Clinical Fellowship 
Clinical Cytogenetics
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY
Clinical Molecular Genetics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Human Genetics
Rockefeller University
New York, NY
Doctor of Philosophy
Panjab University,
Chandigarh, India