How can I be referred to Medical Genetics?
If you think that you may need genetic counselling for a personal or family history of a genetic condition, please ask your doctor to make a referral for you to the Maritime Medical Genetics Service.
Maritime Medical Genetics Service
IWK Health Centre
PO Box 9700
5850/5890 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
If you have any questions regarding the information on this website, or your questions were not answered, please do not hesitate to contact us at (902) 470-8754 and a genetic counsellor will be happy to assist you.
Ph: (902) 470-8754
Fx: (902) 470-8709
Where Are We Located?
We are located on the 5th floor of the new Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom Research and Clinical Care Pavilion, located beside the parkade off of University Avenue.
From the Parkade, enter the Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Goldbloom Pavilion. Towards the middle of the Gallery (and opposite the information desk) there is an entry-way leading to IWK Research Services offices, as well as an elevator and staircase that will take you to the 5th floor and our offices.