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The Renal Genetics Service aims to facilitate the diagnosis of genetic kidney diseases using evidence-based, modern clinical genomics.
We are a collaboration between the departments of Nephrology and Clinical Genetics.
Referred patients are reviewed by a multi-disciplinary team comprising a nephrologist, clinical geneticist and genetic counsellors.
We collaborate with KidGen, the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance and the Australian Genomics Health Alliance.
Referrals should be addressed to Dr John Whitlam.
Please include with referrals any investigations performed to date, as well as other relevant correspondence.
Medical practitioners are invited to contact us with any enquiries.
Ph: 03 9496 3027
Fax: 03 9496 4385
People concerned about a genetic risk in their family are welcome to contact our genetic counsellors on 03 9496 3027.