What to expect at the genetics appointment

  • Detailed review of the medical history and medical records.
  • Detailed family history and pedigree drawing.
  • Physical examination for pediatric and adult genetic evaluations.
  • Discussion of findings and possible diagnosis.
  • Genetic testing as appropriate, usually a blood test.
  • Follow up appointment to discuss test results.
  • Discussion of how condition is inherited, if a diagnosis is established and risk of recurrence as appropriate.

How do I make an appointment?