Need for Genetics Expert. Genetics is on the cutting edge of medicine with new discoveries increasing at an exponential rate. Many doctors don’t feel adequately trained to interpret and use genetic information. Because genetics is so central to the promise of personalized medicine, it is imperative that trained health professional in genetics are available to help guide your doctor’s treatment of you.
Role of Genetic Counselor. A genetic counselor helps you understand your inherited genetic risks as well as provide counseling according to your specific needs. Discussing your genetic risks with a genetic counselor can bring great ease and comfort to your health concerns. Genetic Counselors empowered you to receive personalized healthcare.
Informed Advantage. Since there are relatively few genetic counselors in the country, access to genetic counselors may be hard. Informed Medical Decisions, Inc. brings Genetic Counseling to you. Our genetic counselors use state-of-the-art telephone and web-based technology to provide counseling anywhere in the world, any time of the day, and any day of the week.
The three keys to your care:
1. Our counselors discuss all your genetic health risks with you and then provide you with appropriate guidance and counseling.
2. Our counselors create a specific action plan for your doctor to help him/her guide personalized care of you.
3. Our counselors make sure you receive the appropriate testing, treatment, and care according to your unique health profile.
We review your family health history and determine which genetic test, if any, is appropriate to learn more about your health risks. Learn more about different types of genetic tests.