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About Medical Genetics

Clinical Genetics Services

We offer comprehensive Clinical Genetics services, including evaluation of children and adults suspected of having a variety of genetic conditions, as well as Genetic Counseling for patients and families. The staff includes 2 board certified Clinical Geneticists and 3 board certified Genetic Counselors. We also have a multidisciplinary clinic for Neurogenetic disorders, and participate in the Cleft/Craniofacial clinics with Plastic Surgery.

Genetic Laboratory Services

Wake Forest Baptist offers a variety of genetic laboratory services:

  • WFU Medical Genetic Laboratories are one of the oldest in the nation (founded in 1961).
  • WFU Medical Genetic Laboratories are certified by the Department of Health and Human Services Clinical Laboratory Amendments (CLIA) and the College of Laboratory Pathology (CAP).
  • The Cytogenetic Laboratory is this region's only CALGB (Cancer and Leukemia Group-B) and COG (Children’s Oncology Group) approved laboratory.
  • All laboratory testing is performed on site unless otherwise specified.
  • Laboratory Directors are certified through the American College of Physicians by The American College of Medical Genetics.
  • The laboratory primarily serves area hospitals, physician’s offices and clinics in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, western North Carolina and surrounding states.

Quick Reference

Medical Genetics Contact Information
Clinical Genetics Services

Phone 336-713-7573
Fax 336-713-7577

Genetic Laboratory Services

Phone 336-716-4321
Fax 336-716-2554

Maternal Serum Screening

Phone 336-713-7530
Fax 336-713-7577

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