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Clinical (medical) genetics

Advancing clinical genetics in the UK

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists lead the way in clinical genetics in the UK

Overview

Clinical genetics is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis and management of hereditary disorders. Genetic disorders can become apparent at any age. This relatively young field of study has grown steadily in recent years and our team of specialists lead the way in clinical genetics in the UK. Our services can be divided into two areas:

- Genetic testing: A DNA test to find out if you are carrying a genetic mutation that can cause a particular medical condition. This fully integrated service is available across our network of private hospitals.

- Genetic counselling: If you find out that you have inherited a genetic predisposition to a disease then we offer a genetic counselling service. We work collaboratively with our wider multidisciplinary teams to fully support you and your family.

Expertise

We offer a multidisciplinary approach with consultant clinicians and allied healthcare professionals to ensure you and your family are fully supported.

  • Preimplantation genetic screening CGH

    Need to know

    Array CGH is a preimplantation genetic screening (PSG) test. It comprehensively screens all chromosomes in an embryo for abnormalities before it is transferred to the womb. Genetically normal embryos have a higher chance of implantation and the resulting pregnancies have a lower chance of miscarriage.

Consultant in theatres

Our consultants

Our experienced consultants in clinical genetics specialise in assessing risk for inherited conditions and helping to manage genetic disorders.

Our facilities

We offer genetic testing and genetic counselling services at a number of our facilities.

  • The Portland Hospital

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Childrens enquiries 020 3811 4906
    Maternity enquiries 020 3131 5998
    Women's health 020 3811 5137

  • London Bridge Hospital Facility

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street

    London

    SE1 2PR

    Appointments and Enquiries 020 7234 2009
    Imaging Appointments 020 7234 2773
    Switchboard 020 7407 3100

  • Wellington-south-hero-facility-582-582

    The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Place

    London NW8 9LE

    Appointments 0207 483 5148
    Enquiries 020 3131 7478

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