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Genetic Disorders

What is genetic consultation at East Tennessee Children's Hospital?

Genetics Center

If your child has or is at risk for developing a genetic disorder, our team of experts provides professional, family-centered support in a bright, kid-friendly atmosphere.

Children may need genetic consultation if they:

  • Were born with a disorder, birth defect or disability
  • Received abnormal test results that suggest a genetic condition
  • Have a family history that increases their risk of getting a genetic disorder

Our genetic professionals include doctors and counselors who specialize in genetics, as well as nurses, psychologists and social workers. This team provides in-person evaluations to better diagnose, confirm or rule out a genetic condition.

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Our Location

The East Tennessee Children's Hospital Genetics Center is now located at 2018 Clinch Avenue, South Tower, 2nd Floor. Please use Parking Lot A (White Ave at 20th). Call for more information about appointments or services at (865) 525-1425.


Behind The Scenes at the Genetics Center

Dr. Austin Hamm takes us behind the scenes of the Genetics Center at East Tennessee Children's Hospital.

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