General Genetics Clinic

The general genetics clinic provides assessment and genetic counseling for:

  • Infants/children with birth defects and/or developmental delay
  • Individuals affected with or with a family history of a known or potential genetic disease
  • Individuals affected with or with a family history of:
    • Single gene diseases
    • Polygenic and multifactorial conditions
    • Chromosomal abnormalities, numerical or structural
    • Birth defects of unknown cause
  • Non-pregnant women who are planning a pregnancy and are over the age of 35
  • Couples who are consanguineous (related by blood) and are planning a pregnancy
  • Couples who are not pregnant and have experienced three or more recurrent spontaneous miscarriages, where major gynecological or obstetrical causes have been excluded

Geneticists are also available for in-hospital consultations at London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London. An outreach clinic is also located in Windsor.


To make an outpatient referral, please fax the following information:

(519) 685-8214 -London

(519) 977-2216 - Windsor

Patients will be sent a Demographic form and Family History Questionnaire to complete. Pediatric patients will also need to complete the Prenatal and Development History Questionnaire (FHQ)and Parental Information form. Electronic copies of these documents are located below. Upon receipt of the completed questionnaires an appointment will be scheduled.


Children (4 forms)
Adults (2 Forms)
Children (4 forms)
Adults (2 forms)

We ask that the completed questionnaires be returned to our office within 1 month. If the questionnaires are not returned within 3 months, the referral will not be processed.

Please inform our office if the patient is experiencing difficulty or is unable to complete these questionnaires and we can make alternate arrangements.

We welcome physician inquiries at (519) 685-8140

Neurofibromatosis Clinic Referral Form (pdf)

Maps & Directions

The Medical Genetics Program of Southwestern Ontario is located at:

London Health Sciences Centre

Victoria Hospital

Zone B, Level 5 (North Tower)

800 Commissioners Road East

London, Ontario
N6A 5W9

Tel:  519-685-8140

Fax:  519-685-8214


The Windsor outreach clinic is located at:

John McGivney Children's Centre

3945 Machette Road

Windsor, Ontario

N9C 4C2

Tel:  519-252-7281 Ext 350

Fax:  519-977-2216


For driving directions to Victoria Hospital and a detailed site map, please vist the corporate section for maps and directions.