The clinic sees children who are refugees, immigrants or have been adopted internationally, who have come to Canada within the past 12 to 18 months.
Medical Genetics services are provided by a multidisciplinary team comprised of geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, dieticians, nurses, molecular geneticists, and cytogeneticists. The goal is to diagnose, treat and prevent congenital and hereditary disorders.
The MDH is a 10-bed unit that is open seven days a week. We have added additional activities and expertise to provide comprehensive medical ambulatory care, and prevent hospitalization and Emergency Department visits.