Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Department of Genetic Medicine

SA Clinical Genetics Service

The SA Clinical Genetics Service is a Department in the Directorate of Genetics & Molecular Pathology in SA Pathology. It provides a clinical genetics and genetic counselling service within South Australia and in neighbouring areas of adjacent states.

Services are provided through a network of clinics at the WCH, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lyell McEwin Health Service, Port Augusta Hospital, Whyalla Hospital and Mount Gambier Hospital.

The Head of the Service is Dr Janice Fletcher

Qualifications:  MBBS, BSc, MD, FRACP, FRCPA.Emai l:  janice.fletcher@sa.gov.au

Our Service consists of three Units:

The Adult Genetics Unit provides diagnostic and counselling services for genetic disorders which occur in adults.

Head of the Unit:

Ms Debra Trott

Unit Location: 

Level 7, Samuel Way Building WCH

Phone:

08 8161 6995

Fax:

08 8161 7984

Email:

sapathology.agu@sa.gov.au

The Metabolic Clinic manages inherited disorders of metabolism which occur during childhood.

Head of the Unit:

Dr Drago Bratkovic

Unit Location: 

Level 4, Rogerson Building WCH

Phone:

08 8161 7295

Fax:

08 8161 7100

Email:

sapathology.metabolic@sa.gov.au

Further information - Metabolic Clinic

The Paediatric & Reproductive Genetics Unit provides diagnostic and counselling services for genetic disorders which occur during prenatal development or childhood, and for prenatal genetic testing.

Head of the Unit:

A/Prof Christopher Barnett.

Unit Location: 

Level 8, Rieger Building WCH

Phone:

08 8161 7375

Fax:

08 8161 6088

Email:

sapathology.prgu@sa.gov.au

How to access the service

To make an appointment at any of our clinic sites, post or fax a referral letter to the Head of the relevant Unit above. A referral letter from a medical practitioner is required. Referral from other health professionals will be accepted in some circumstances.

last modified: 11 May 2016