- Hereditary bleeding disorders (for example, hemophilia)
- Hereditary blood clotting disorders (for example, Factor V Leiden)
- Hereditary diseases of the skin, kidney, lung and eye
- Adults with Down syndrome
- Other known genetic conditions, such as neurofibromatosis
Depending upon the condition and your concerns, genetic testing can provide peace of mind and a course or proactive treatment and, in some cases, even prevention or delay of the onset. With the resources of the Division of Human Genetics at their fingertips, genetic counselors and physicians have access to the latest and most up-to-date tests, as well as clinical and translational research available throughout The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the world.
Before your appointment
If you are being seen in our Medical Genetics Clinic, please complete our family history questionnaire online before your appointment. If you are unable to complete family history questionnaire online, please complete and return the following form:
Genetics Clinic Family History Form (PDF)
Submit completed family history forms to:
2012 Kenny Rd., Room 261
Columbus, OH 43221
For assistance with appointment forms, please call Monday through Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm EST.
Please bring your insurance card/information and photo identification with you to your appointment.
Frequently asked questions
The Medical Genetics Program will work closely with your physicians, providing them with detailed summaries of our risk assessment and recommendations for risk reduction and disease prevention based on your family history and genetic test results.
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