Genetics is the study of how diseases and traits are passed on through a family and how they can affect a person’s growth and development. In rare cases, problems with our genetic makeup can lead to serious illnesses or conditions. When this happens, it is critical to have a team of doctors and health care professionals who are familiar with these rare conditions on your side.
MultiCare Genetics Services diagnoses genetic conditions in both children and adults and works closely with patients and their families to help manage genetic illnesses. Our goal is to provide the expertise, information, support and advocacy you need in a compassionate and caring environment.
At MultiCare Genetics Services, we have a team of geneticists, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners and clinical nutritionists who are ready to help you and your family understand the genetic condition or trait.
We provide diagnostic evaluations and genetic counseling to patients and families with known or suspected inherited diseases. This may include autism, developmental delays, multiple congenital anomalies, inherited metabolic disorders, failure to thrive, seizures, birth defects and other distinctive health concerns.
Our services fall into three main areas:
Scheduling an appointment with any of our clinics requires a referral from your doctor.
For more information on the Genetics Clinic, call 253-403-3476, option 1.
Referrals: Fax to 253-403-8674
Medical Genetics Clinic
Mary Bridge Children's Health Center
311 South L Street
3rd Floor, East Wing
Tacoma, WA 98405