Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Department of Genetic Medicine

SA Clinical Genetics Service

The SA Clinical Genetics Service is made up of the Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit based at the Women's and Children's Hospital (WCHN), the Adult Genetics Unit based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (CALHN) and the Metabolic Unit at The Women's and Children's Hospital (WCHN). It provides a clinical genetics and genetic counselling service within South Australia and in neighbouring areas of adjacent states.

The Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics unit and the Metabolic Unit provide services through a network of clinics at the WCH, Flinders Medical Centre, Lyell McEwin Health Service, Port Augusta Hospital, Whyalla Hospital and Mount Gambier Hospital.

Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit

The Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit provides diagnostic and counselling services for genetic disorders which occur during prenatal development or childhood, and for prenatal genetic testing.

Head of Unit: Associate Professor Christopher Barnett

Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide 5006
South Australia
Phone:   (08) 8161 7375
Fax:        (08) 8161 7754

Metabolic Clinic

The Metabolic Clinic manages inherited disorders of metabolism which occur during childhood.

Head of the Unit:  Dr Drago Bratkovic

Metabolic Unit
Level 4, Rogerson Building
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide 5006
South Australia
Phone:   (08) 8161 7295
Fax:        (08) 8161 7100

Further information - WCH page link iconMetabolic Clinic

How to access the service

To make an appointment at any of our clinic sites, post or fax a referral letter to the relevant unit above. A referral letter from a medical practitioner is required. Referral from other health professionals will be accepted in some circumstances.

last modified: 27 Jul 2018