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about genetics

Dayton Children's medical genetics department is one of the eight regional genetics centers supported by grants from the Ohio Department of Health and is CAP (College of American Pathologists) accredited program. The medical genetics team at Dayton Children's accepts referrals for patients of any age with personal or family history of birth defects or genetic disease.

We provide children and adults with diagnostic evaluation, genetic testing and genetic counseling on-site or at one of several off-site locations. We also offer genetic education to health care professionals, students and the community.

Explore the sections below to learn more about pediatric genetics.

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contact us appointments

The genetics department welcomes phone calls to 937- 641-3800 during our normal business hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

A physician referral is necessary before the child’s first outpatient visit. All follow-up appointments will be made during your clinic visit or by calling central scheduling 937-641-4000. You can also request an appointment online. 

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