Patient Care

 General Genetics Clinic

The Genetics Clinic is staffed by medical geneticists and genetic counselors. Genetic counselors have a master's degree and are either board eligible or certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Indications for referrals to this clinic can include personal and family histories of birth defects and other congenital anomalies, dysmorphic features, mental retardation, developmental delay, and known or suspected genetic conditions.

 Metabolic Clinic

Individuals in the Metabolic Clinic will be evaluated by a biochemical geneticist, genetic counselor and registered dietitian. This clinic provides diagnosis, treatment and management of individuals and families with underlying inborn errors of metabolism and mitochondrial disorders.

 Newborn Screening Follow-up Program

The Genetics Center has been designated by the State of Wisconsin Newborn Screening Program as a site for follow-up and management of abnormal hemoglobin traits, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, organic acidemias and the MCAD and MCAD related disorders.

 Phenylketonuria (PKU) Clinic

The Phenylketonuria (PKU) Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic designated by the State of Wisconsin for diagnostic follow-up, medical treatment and dietary management of PKU. It is staffed by a medical geneticist, genetic counselor and registered dietitian.

 Prenatal Genetics Clinic

This clinic helps patients who are considering a pregnancy and pregnant patients The clinic provides assessment, genetic counseling, and prenatal diagnosis through ultrasound examination, amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling where there is a possible or known increased risk of fetal abnormality. This includes pregnancies with advanced maternal age, pregnancies in which the fetus has been found to have a malformation or chromosomal abnormality, families with a previous child with a prenatally detectable condition and couples who are carriers for a genetic disorder.

The clinic can also help when the pregnancy is at increased risk due to family history or consanguinity and when concerns regarding the effects of exposure to potential teratogens arise. Evaluations are carried out in conjunction with the perinatologists at the Froedtert & Medical College Maternal-Fetal Care Center.

 Neurofibromatosis (NF) Clinic

The Neurofibromatosis (NF) Clinic provides diagnostic and management of NF by an experienced team using a multidisciplinary approach. These specialists include: a medical geneticist, genetic counselors, neurologist, dermatologist, speech therapist, physical therapist and occupational therapist.

 Other Clinics

Hereditary Connective Tissue (HCT) Clinic

Hemophilia Clinic

Cleft Palate Clinic

Sickle Cell Clinic

Genomic Clinic

Velocardiofacial Clinic

Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

Rare and Undiagnosed Disease Program

 Genetics Center at Children's Hospital

Genetics Center at Children's Hospital

Patient Referral Instructions

For Medical Personnel

  • Outpatient
    Please instruct the patient to call central scheduling (414) 607-5280 or toll free (877) 607-5280 for an appointment. Central scheduling will collect the demographic, history, and insurance information needed to set up the appointment. Central scheduling will contact our office when the information is ready, and we will call the patient back to make the appointment.

  • Inpatient
    The referring MD must enter a consult request through EPIC.

For Patients

  • Outpatient
    The patient needs to call central scheduling (414) 607-5280 or toll free (877) 607-5280 for an appointment. Central Scheduling will collect the demographic, history and insurance information needed to set up the appointment. Central scheduling will contact our office when the information is ready, and we will call the patient back to make the appointment.

Contact Us

Medical Genetics Center
Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Pediatrics
8701 Watertown Plank Road
P.O. Box 1997
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1997

Administration
(414) 266-2979 | Fax: (414) 266-1616

Genetics Clinic
(414) 266-3347

Pediatrics Genetics Site Map

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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