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Site: Ottawa - 401 Smyth Rd

Service: Eastern Ontario Regional Genetics Program

Alternate Name CHEO ; Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario ; OCR
Former Name Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (2018)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
401 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Information on genetics 
Clinical program of diagnosis * counselling and prenatal diagnosis * supporting laboratory services in the area of genetic disease and congenital malformations * genetic counselling for breast, ovarian, and colon familial cancers 
Program acts as the focal point for the regional prenatal diagnosis service which is offered for the early detection of abnormalities in specific at-risk pregnancies
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Québec - Western ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Families where there is concern regarding a known or suspected genetic/hereditary disease or where a child is born with a birth defect
Application Call to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Congenital Conditions/Anomalies ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Genetic Disorders ; Genetic Counselling ; Genetic Testing and Screening ; Newborn Screening ~ Pregnancy/Birth Problems
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-2275
Crisis Phone CHEO Emergency 613-737-2328
Fax 613-738-4822
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Dr Gail Graham, Medical Director, Regional Genetics Program
Alternate Executive Gabrielle Mettler, Operations Director; Phone: 613-737-7600 ext 3284
Other Details
Established 1974
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106914682 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website, Kaitlin Atkinson Family Resource Library, books, videos, multi-faith prayer room, family rooms
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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