General Genetics

Reasons you may be referred to a general genetics clinic. If you or a biological relative:

Have a known or suspected genetic condition such as (but not limited to) fragile X, muscular dystrophy, hemophilia or cystic fibrosis

Have a single or multiple congenital (from birth) abnormality such as a cleft lip, cleft palate and/or a heart defect

Have developmental delay of unknown cause

Have a personal family history of a genetic condition

Are of an ethnic background known to be more susceptible to certain inherited disorders (such as Mediterranean, French Canadian, or Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry)

Have a previous child with a birth defect or chromosome abnormality


Centres Offering General Genetic Services:


Program in Human Genetics
Hamilton Health Sciences
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4J9
Tel: 905.521.5085
Fax: 905.521.2651


Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street, Connell 4
Kingston ON K7L 2V7
Tel: 613.548.2467
Fax: 613.548.1348

Adult Genetics Clinic
Dept of Family Medicine
PO Bag 8888
220 Bagot St, Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 5E9
Tel: 613.533.9303 ext 73904
Fax: 613.544.9899

London: Medical Genetics Program of Southwestern Ontario
Children's Hospital of Western Ontario
800 Commissioners Road East
London, ON N6C 2V5
Tel: 519.685.8140
Fax: 519.685.8214

Mississauga:  Clinical Genetics
Credit Valley Hospital
2200 Eglinton Avenue West
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1
Tel: 905.813.4104
Fax: 905.813.4347

North Bay:  Genetic Service
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
681 Commercial Street
North Bay, ON P1B 4E7
Tel: 705.474.1400 Ext 2225 or 2390
Fax: 705.474.0153

North York: Clinical Genetics Diagnostic Centre
North York General Hospital
4001 Leslie Street
North York, ON M2K 1E1
Tel: 416.756.6345
Fax: 416.756.6727

Orillia:  Genetic Services
Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital
170 Colborne Street West
Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3
Tel: 705.327.9154
Fax: 705.325.9459
Oshawa: Genetic Service
Lakeridge Health Oshawa
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9
Tel: 905.433.2733
Fax: 905.721.6122
Ottawa: Department of Genetics
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road,
Ottawa,ON K1H 8L1
Tel: 613.737.2275
Fax: 613.738.4822

Peterborough: Peterborough Genetics Program
Peterborough County-City Health Unit
10 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 8M1
Tel: 705.743.1000

Sault Ste. Marie: Genetics Program
Algoma Public Health
63 East Street
Sault Ste.Marie, ON P6A 3C4
Tel: 705.541.7057

Scarborough: Genetics Clinic
Scarborough Centenary Health Centre
2867 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON M1E 4B9
Tel: 416.281.7425
Fax: 416.281.7306
Sudbury: Genetic Counselling Service of Sudbury Regional Hospital
865 Regent Street S
Sudbury, ON P3E 3Y9
Tel: 705.675.4786
Fax: 705.523.7178

Thunder Bay: Genetics Program
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Suite 401-980 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V4
Tel: 807.684.7320
Fax: 807.684.5823

Timmins: Genetic Services
Porcupine Health Unit
273 Third Avenue, Suite 103
Timmins, ON P4N 1E2
Tel: 705.267.1181
Fax: 705.264.3980

Toronto: Adult Genetics Program
University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital
Fred A. Litwin and Family Centre for Clinical Genetics & Genomic Medicine
60 Murray Street Room 400
Toronto, ON M5T 3L9
Tel: 416.586.4800 Ext 4220
Fax: 416.5619.5523

Clinical and Metabolic Genetics Clinic
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
Tel: 416.813.6390
Fax: 416.813.5345

Windsor: Genetics Services
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
1005 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ON N9A 4J8
Tel: 519.258.2146 Ext 1220
Fax: 519.258.8431
York: Genetics Clinic
York Central Hospital
10 Trench Street,
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 4Z3
Tel: 905.883.2097
Fax: 905.883.2531

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July 28, 2017