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 Genetics Program

Clinical Genetics​​​

The Genetics team provides genetics consultation services to the Halton-Peel region and surrounding communities.

The Genetics team is dedicated to providing our patients with respectful and considerate care in a supportive environment.

Our team is made up of Geneticists, Genetic Counsellors and support staff. We work very closely with the other specialties in the hospital such as Maternal Child Services and Oncology, as well as other healthcare providers in the hospital and throughout the community to ensure our patients' individual needs are addressed.

We are a general genetics program, meaning we see individuals for a variety of reasons including:

The Genetics team also provides education to the community and medical professionals.


New Improved Prenatal Screening Test

Effective April 3, 2017 First Trimester Screening (FTS) will be replaced with an improved test called Enhanced FTS (eFTS). The performance of eFTS approaches that of IPS.

The NEW proposed prenatal screening algorithm is to offer eFTS rather than IPS.

For more details see following pages:


New Improved Prenatal Screening Test

Effective April 3, 2017 First Trimester Screening (FTS) will be replaced with an improved test called Enhanced FTS (eFTS). The performance of eFTS approaches that of IPS.

The NEW proposed prenatal screening algorithm is to offer eFTS rather than IPS.

For more details see following pages: