Julie Culver, LCGC

Genetic Testing Care, Genetic Counselor


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1516 San Pablo St. HC3 - Suite 3300 Ste 3300, Los Angeles, CA 90033

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About Julie Culver, LCGC
Julie Culver, MS, LCGC, CCRP, is director of genetic counseling at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Keck Medicine of USC. She provides genetic counseling and testing to individuals and families at risk of inherited cancer. She utilizes a personalized approach to help patients optimize their cancer treatment and develop a cancer prevention plan to reduce the risk of cancer. She also has an active slate of research, education and mentoring projects.

Culver is a nationally recognized expert in optimizing cancer screening through genetic testing and risk assessment for women at high risk for breast cancer. Since 2004, she has taught a cancer risk assessment course to oncology specialists, including physicians, surgeons and other trainees at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and other training programs.

A National Institutes of Health-funded investigator, Culver conducts research on genetic testing for hereditary cancer, medical decision-making following genetic testing and implementation of genetic testing in diverse communities. She has published extensively on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, as well as colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers.

Culver co-leads a weekly cancer genetics board, where she reviews cases with colleagues and provides mentorship to junior genetic counselors. She also co-leads an internship program at USC to train aspiring genetic counselors.
“I care deeply about the impact of cancer on personal well-being. I aim to help families understand how genetic information can be used to protect themselves and their relatives from cancer.

“This is an exciting, evolving field with breakthroughs in research that help us provide better care to our patients. I enjoy getting to know my patients and teaching them about genetics.”


  • Genetic Testing Care
  • Genetic Counselor
Academic Title
Director of Genetic Counseling

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  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

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