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The role of diagnostic and predictive genetic testing in healthcare is growing. A genetic testing referral helps physicians provide the best possible care for their patients and chart a course of action when appropriate.
The Greenwood Genetic Center is a non-profit organization that is advancing the field of medical genetics through research, education and patient care. GGC's main campus is located in Greenwood, South Carolina with satellite offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence, and Greenville. Services include clinical genetic services, diagnostic laboratory testing, research, and educational programs that provide important resources for patients in need. See a list of all of our clinical locations.
Healthcare professionals refer patients for clinical services at the Greenwood Genetic Center when a patient has symptoms or features that could be caused by a genetic disorder or has a family history or a predisposing condition that indicates risk for a hereditary condition. GGC clinicians are experienced in evaluating patients at all stages of life and for any genetic concern. Areas of concentration include:
The process for referral is uncomplicated. FAX referral forms are available for each GGC clinic, except prenatal. The professional staff at GGC welcomes questions and can help direct primary physicians to the most convenient GGC location. Call 1-888-442-4363 for more information, or fill out a referral form and we’ll contact you as soon as possible to schedule your patient.
Appropriate clinical management depends upon a timely and accurate diagnosis. GGC’s diagnostic laboratories perform over 200 tests with unparalleled customer service, dependable turnaround times and competitive pricing in the following areas:
GGC works with healthcare professionals to make the genetic testing referral process easy and provide their patients with the vital information they need. Instructions for specimen collection are specific to each test, and we accept samples for Saturday delivery.
If you are a healthcare professional seeking information about genetic test, call us at 1-800-473-9411 for more information, or fill out a form and we’ll contact you as soon as possible. For your convenience, a GGC laboratory geneticist is also available after hours to answer any questions that may arise. Call 866-868-1748 for questions after regular business hours.