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Regional Genetics Consultations Clinics

Since 1976, the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital has offered Genetics Outreach Clinics across Iowa that provide comprehensive, family-centered, genetic health care to individuals and families. When your patient is in need of genetic counseling, this is a resource from which they may benefit.

Services provided include:

  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Confirmatory testing
  • Medical management
  • Provision of non-directive counseling to individuals and families
  • Case management
  • Individual and family support
  • Education
  • Consultation
  • Referral

What is the cost for the service?

Some insurance companies reimburse for genetic consultation. Third party payers will be billed if a family has coverage. Laboratory procedures, if needed will be billed separately.

How do I make a referral?

Referrals will be accepted from physicians, nurses, social workers, clergy, teachers, families and other. To schedule an appointment for genetic consultation services for your patient, to find out about educational opportunities or to find out more about genetic counseling services, call 1- 800 260-2065.

Where can I get more information?

To learn more visit their website.

Clinics – Sites and Schedules

A current schedule can be accessed here.

Regional Genetics Clinics are located in:

Ames

McFarland Clinic
1215 Duff Avenue, 2nd Floor
Ames, Iowa

Phone: 877-891-5350

Bettendorf

University of Iowa Children's Hospital - Pediatric Specialty Services
Genesis Health Group
865 Lincoln Road, Suite 500
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Phone: 855-543-2884 (855 KID AT UI)

Des Moines/Johnston

ChildServe (Des Moines/Johnston)
5406 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, Iowa 50131

Phone: 877-891-5350

Dubuque

Mercy Medical Center
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Phone: 877-891-5350

Fort Dodge

Physician's Office Building West (behind Trinity Regional Hospital)
804 Kenyon Road, Suite L
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Phone: 877-891-5350

Iowa City

UI Children's Hospital
Pediatric Specialty Clinic
200 Hawkins Drive, 2400 Colloton Pavilion
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Appointment: 319-356-2229

Emergency: 319-356-1616

Toll Free: 888-573-KIDS (5437)

Mason City

Mohawk Square
22 Georgia Avenue, Suite 310
Mason City, Iowa 50401

Phone: 877-891-5350

Waterloo

Covenant Medical Center
3421 West 9th Street, Suite G4400
Waterloo, Iowa 50702

Phone: 877-891-5350

Scheduling an Appointment

To schedule an appointment for genetic consultation services, to find out about educational opportunities or to find out more about genetic counseling services, call 1 800 260-2065.