Patients who are eligible for genetic testing in the Maritimes (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island) can speak to a healthcare professional for referral. Once referred, they will be assigned a genetic counsellor to discuss their options further.
There is one Medical Genetics Centre in the Maritimes located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Satellite Clinics are located in Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John, New Brunswick, and in Charlottetown and Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Referrals to these sites may be arranged through the Halifax site.
For more information about the genetics service, eligibility and referral criteria, visit the IWK Health Centre.
IWK Health Centre
Maritime Medical Genetics Service
5850/5980 University Avenue, PO Box 9700 B3K 6R8
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8