Prenatal Genetics

Reasons you may be referred to a prenatal genetics clinic.

If you are pregnant (or are planning a pregnancy) and you:

Received a positive Maternal Serum Screening test or Integrated Prenatal Screening test

Will be 35 or older at the expected time of delivery

Are concerned about age related risks

Have a known or suspected genetic condition within the family

Are related biologically to your partner/ spouse

Have had ultrasound abnormalities

Have had recurrent miscarriages (three or more)

Had a previous preganany that resulted in a stillbirth or early death of the baby/child

Have a previous child with a birth defect or chromosome abnormality

Have been exposed to potentially harmful substances (drugs, alcohol, radiation, chemicals, infectious agents)

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





Centres Offering Prenatal Genetics Services:

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


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

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
Fax:705.743.4321

Sault Ste. Marie: Genetics Clinic
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: The Prenatal Diagnosis and Medical Genetics Program
Mount Sinai Hospital
Ontario Power Generation Building
700 University Avenue, 3rd Floor, Rm 3292
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z5
Phone: 416.586.4523
Fax: 416.586.4723


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