The Division of Genetics at Advocate Medical Group offers a team of genetic specialists to help individuals and families navigate the complex arena of genetics and genomics. We are committed to the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with genetic disorders.
Our specially trained clinical geneticists and genetic counselors provide a full range of services including:
- Genetic risk assessment
- Clinical evaluation
- Genetic testing
- Genetic counseling
We guide families facing hereditary and genetic disorders through complicated genetic issues in an easy-to-understand manner and provide educational resources helpful to your understanding of a genetic disorder. Our specialists can also help you identify support groups and social services, and coordinate and refer you to appropriate specialty providers based on your diagnosis.
The Division of Genetics offers comprehensive care that extends beyond genetic counseling and diagnosis. Our patients have access to multidisciplinary clinics that offer exceptional, compassionate care to children and adults with a variety of genetic disorders. Individuals in these multidisciplinary clinics have the opportunity to be evaluated by an experienced treatment team which includes multiple specialists from different healthcare disciplines.
Our specialists will determine which genetic tests are most appropriate for your particular situation. We discuss the risks, benefits, and limitations of genetic testing, as well as the emotional issues of a diagnosis and knowing your risk.
The Advocate Medical Group Genetics offers a range of services.