Welcome to Genetic Counseling Services

Genetic Counseling Services offers personalized telephone discussion with an experienced Board Certified Genetic Counselor to Patients as well as Genetic Counselor consultative services to Hospitals, Insurers, Genetic Testing Companies, Laboratories*  and Organizations.   Working with a credentialed Genetic Counselor provides key information in understanding the role of genetic testing in your health care or health care program.  

Doctors have referred to us for over 25 years for expert Genetic Counseling for their patients, for information on Genetic Testing Eligibility, for Genetic Testing coordination and for assistance in interpreting the results of Genetic Testing.  Through Genetic Counseling Services, patients can now obtain the standard-of-care risk assessment, up-to-date information and consensus driven recommendations that were previously available only by consultation at larger Medical Centers.

Our services are available to Laboratories*, Industry, Health Care Organizations, Hospitals, Administrators and other groups that wish to engage the expertise of credentialed Genetic Counselors for their Patients, Clients and Administrators. Whether your needs are for Client Services, Program Development, Policy Review or Service line development,  we will identify Genetic Counselors with the specific expertise that your organization requires for either long or short term assignment.  For the first time ever, the expertise to help both Patients and Administrators make sense of genetic testing is now readily available.  With the expertise of credentialed Genetic Counselors, you can trust that you have engaged the very best expertise for your program or organization.      

We hope that all who engage our services will find their experience with Genetic Counseling Services easy, convenient and most helpful.   Administrators can now have the input of critical Genetics expertise that is absent from most organizational teams-- at their fingertips.  Patients can conveniently work with our Genetics team to gather the right medical records, contact relatives and become informed on family health information for their most appropriate management.   We feel that Genetic information is key to long and healthy living.    We look forward to helping you make sense of Genetic Testing, when it applies.       


* Discussions with a genetic counselor as offered by Genetic Testing Laboratories and Genetic Testing Companies are not considered genetic counseling.   Laboratory licensure and permit do not permit the practice of medicine, Individual Comprehensive Risk Assessment or Genetic Counseling in the formal sense.
Please note that Management and Genetic Test Interpretation surrounding on-going prenatal or pediatric diagnosis is best handled by Physicians, or Maternal/Fetal, Obstetric, and Pediatric Genetics Specialists, or 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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