Service/Procedure Summary

Individuals seeking genetic services may have a personal and/or family history of a genetic condition. They may also be concerned that a condition in their family has a genetic cause, which could impact their health or the health of future generations. Maritime Medical Genetics Service serves patients of all ages from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Members of our team include medical geneticists, genetic counsellors, metabolic nurses, a dietician, social worker and administrative support.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Type Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Cancer
673 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
General
411 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Metabolic
145 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Pediatric
422 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Prenatal
14 days

50%

Community Facility Type Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Cancer
98 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
General
37 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Metabolic
76 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Pediatric
76 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
Prenatal
5 days

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