Waisman Center - Medical Genetics, Waisman Center

Medical Genetics Clinic

Waisman Center

1500 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 263-3301 | (800) 323-8942

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About the Medical Genetics Clinic


The Medical Genetics Clinic is an interdisciplinary clinic for people of all ages who have suspected or known hereditary conditions, malformation syndromes or birth defects. Medical geneticists and genetic counselors provide initial diagnostic/confirmatory services, care coordination, counseling and referral and longitudinal care. If you are inquiring about Oncology Genetics, please call (608) 263-7284.


The Medical Genetics Clinic now offers evening appointments. Please call us at (608) 263-6420 or ask your provider if this is an option for your child.


Clinic Goals

  • Provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnostic services and medical management and genetic counseling
  • Educate patients and families about their disorders, associated complications and the genetic causes and their implications
  • Provide health care counseling about potential risks and preventive behaviors
  • Refer and collaborate with other health professionals to meet patient’s special needs
  • Provide information on community resources and services to support patients and families
  • Support and advocate for the patient and family