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Clinical and Metabolic Genetics Program - South

Provides services for all Albertans across the lifespan who are at risk, or affected with a genetic condition(s). Individuals and families referred may include pregnant couples, newborns, children or adults.

The Clinical Genetics team provides genetic assessment, screening, diagnosis, genetic counselling, and treatment (when available).

The Inherited Metabolic team provides diagnosis, lifelong treatment, monitoring, education and support for individuals and families impacted by metabolic conditions.

Both services focus on patient and family centred care and, as well, are actively involved in research to best support quality care for patients and families.

For additional information related to the specific services offered by Clinical Genetics Subspecialties please search directly for;

Genetic outreach centres, located in Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, have  genetic counsellors available to see patients and families closer to home. In cases where a geneticist MD is required, a geneticist from Calgary travels monthly to all sites to provide medical genetic consultations.

For more information visit the Clinical & Metabolic Genetics website.

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

Location Info
Level 3, Clinical Genetics and Level 3, Inherited Metabolic Disorders Clinic
Address
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
Telephone
403-955-7373 (Clinical Genetics), 403-955-7587 (Inherited Metabolics)
Fax
403-955-2701 (Clinical Genetics), 403-955-3091 (Inherited Metabolics)
Accessibility

Main entrance


Lifts

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, genetic counsellors, medical geneticists, pharmacists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

Albertans affected by inherited metabolic disorders and Albertans affected or at moderate to high risk for inherited genetic disorders or cancers through a genetic risk evaluation of the individual's medical and family history. For specific clinic eligibility, see the appropriate clinic.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Registration by the patient may be required by means of submitting family history information. Details will be provided to the client after receiving the initial referral.


Clinical and Metabolic Genetics Program Website.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations