Genetic Counseling

Marrying Family History and Medicine

Genetic counseling helps you understand the impact of inherited diseases on your body, mind and family.

Genetic counselors are embedded in primary care and a variety of specialty clinics throughout all regions of Sanford Health. They are trained in both genetics and counseling.

As part of your care team, genetic counselors work alongside your provider to interpret your family history. This history helps to determine your risk of having a disease occur or return - and the risk of passing a genetic disorder on to your children.

Our genetic counselors will walk you through:

  • Genetic testing
  • Inherited diseases
  • Disease management recommendations
  • Disease prevention
  • Genetics research

Visit a genetic counselor to make informed health choices.

 

Find a Location

Find a Doctor

Learn More

Sanford Health News

  • background-image

    Network expands access to Minnesota cancer clinical trials

    Nearly half of all Minnesotans receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime.
  • background-image

    Sanford Worthington welcomes new provider Nicole Block

    Nicole Block, a certified nurse practitioner, has joined the Sanford Worthington Clinic team and is seeing patients at the family practice clinic located on Diagonal Road.  She is joining the care team of Kevin Ree, D.O. Block received her undergraduate degree from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.  She completed her graduate degree from South […]

Classes & Events