Welcome to Genetic Counseling Services

Genetic Counseling Services offers a personalized telephone discussion with an experienced Board Certified Genetic Counselor with options for office consultation. Together we will review your family history and help you collect the information you need to understand your genetic risk and the role of genetic testing in your health care.    

With the assistance of Genetic Counseling Services, you and your physician will have the tools to seek the most appropriate genetic tests, referrals to specialists, genetic testing laboratories and professional society-guided recommendations.   Whether you have decided to pursue genetic testing through your family doctor or specialist, through a specialist offering hereditary risk assessment, through  an online testing company, or not to pursue testing at all, Genetic Counseling Services has something to offer to you. 

Please Contact Us before selecting service to find out if your Physician, Hospital/Clinic or Insurer are contracted with us.

After selecting any of our services,  please refer to the forms tab from the main menu, to fill out the required forms for that service. These forms can be submitted online.  Once we receive the completed forms, we will contact you to schedule your appointment with Genetic Counseling Services.

Please note that genetic testing surrounding on-going prenatal or pediatric diagnoses is best handled by  Maternal/Fetal, Obstetric, and Pediatric Genetics Specialists, often located at major medical centers or hospitals,  where clinical/medical services are available.   

Discussions with a genetic counselor as offered by Genetic Laboratories and Genetic Testing Companies serve to provide key information for the understanding of genetic testing, although pedigree intake and record review may be focused to the results of genetic testing.  Although laboratory license and permit and genetic counselor certification and licensure where applicable, do not permit the practice of medicine, genetic counselors can provide explanation and direction to physicians and authorized medical professionals for the interpretation of the results of genetic testing.  Genetic counselors, upon physician waiver and in collaboration with ordering clinicians, can provide counseling on genetic testing and the meaning of test results. Comprehensive genetic counseling may be available through physicians who can provide genetic counseling within the scope of their practices as they choose and through genetic counselors within the scope of their practice. Please note that patient management and genetic counseling surrounding on-going prenatal or any diagnostic testing is best handled by Physicians, Maternal/Fetal and Pediatric Genetics specialists,  in conjunction with clinical services where they are available and in collaboration with genetic counselors and other genetic specialists. 

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