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Appointments and Visit Information


Genetics Clinic appointments

Call (615) 322-7601 for

  • Medical Genetics appointments with our geneticists, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners, and/or dietitians
  • Emergent inpatient consultations (24 hours a day, ask the operator to page the geneticist on call)
  • Appointments at our outreach clinics in Cookeville, Spring Hill, and Hendersonville

Prenatal Counseling

If you are pregnant and are interested in genetic counseling, please contact our team at the Center for Women's Health at (615) 322-2308


Failing to keep your appointment may delay our ability to see your child later. If you must cancel, please call as soon as possible. If you are running late, please call us to determine if we should reschedule.

Your visit

Visits may include

  • Review of medical and family history
  • Physical exam
  • Discussion of possible diagnosis and testing options
  • Time for family to ask questions
  • Discussion of implications for family members
  • Helping you find resources

If possible, bring photographs of family members. If the patient is a child, we encourage both parents to attend. Clinic visits that include a complete evaluation take about two hours.

Members of the genetics team who may work with you may include

  • Genetic Counselors
  • Physician and/or Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical students
  • Residents (medical doctors in training)
  • Social worker

After your visit

The medical professional who referred you will receive a summary of your visit. We will contact you by phone with test results or schedule a follow-up visit to review the results.

Download preclinic forms

Contacting a member of our healthcare team

You may call our office any time to discuss concerns of an urgent nature. Please make routine calls between 8 a.m and 4:30 p.m. when possible.

Last Edited: February 27, 2017
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