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Pharmacogenomics | Cleveland Clinic

Posted: April 18, 2019 at 7:50 pm

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The Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH) offers comprehensive pharmacogenomics services to individuals who are not responding to medication regimens or who are experiencing adverse side effects.

CPGH offers pharmacogenomics counseling, which can be incorporated into your medical care.

Prior to requesting an appointment, you will need to obtain a referral from your physician. If you are a patient outside the Cleveland Clinic health system, please have your physician complete a referral form and fax to 216.445.6935. To learn more about how to prepare for your appointment, review the "Before Your Visit" tab.

The Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH) is committed to providing comprehensive clinical genetic services, education and support to patients and family members. Our team of genetic experts will work with other Cleveland Clinic primary care providers and specialists to personalize your care by incorporating your genetic information into your overall health care plan.

You should consider having a pharmacogenomic evaluation if you have a personal history or have concerns about the following:

Contact your primary care provider or the Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH) to discuss whether a pharmacogenomics consultation is appropriate for you.

Prior to requesting an appointment, you will need to obtain a physician referral. If you are a patient outside the Cleveland Clinic health system, please have your physician complete a referral form and fax to 216.445.6935.

If you are a patient outside the Cleveland Clinic health system, you should send an authorization for the release of medical records form to each external facility. You may arrange to have medical records faxed (30 pages or less) to our department at 216.445.6935 or sent postal mail.

Cleveland Clinic Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare Attn: Pharmacogenomics Clinic 9500 Euclid Ave. NE50 Cleveland, OH 44195

To make the most out of your visit, you should gather medication and health history information prior to your appointment. It may be helpful for you to prepare a list of current and past medications. Specifically, you will want to consider the following:

We will provide personalized expert counseling and education to you and your family. During your visit, you will see a genetics expert (clinical geneticist) and a pharmacogenomics clinical specialist for a genetics evaluation. You may also be scheduled with other Cleveland Clinic providers during your visit depending on your medical needs and physician availability.

After your visit, it may take anywhere from a few days up to two weeks for your clinical appointment notes to reach the healthcare providers that you requested to receive a copy. We are also glad to communicate with your healthcare providers about your case as needed. You are always welcome to follow up with us with questions regarding your visit.

Genetics consult and testing are billed as two separate services.

If genetic testing is indicated, your genetics provider will discuss costs and insurance coverage during your appointment.

Some patients are concerned that their genetic information may be used against them. To learn about your patient rights and protections in place to prevent genetic discrimination, read this article on GINA.

To learn more about billing options and financial assistance, review our billing and insurance information.

Prior to requesting an appointment, you will need to obtain a referral from your physician. If you are a patient outside the Cleveland Clinic health system, please have your physician complete a referral form and fax to 216.445.6935. To learn more about how to prepare for your appointment, review the "Before Your Visit" tab.

To schedule an appointment, please call 216.636.1768 or 800.998.4785.

T Building - Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare9204 Euclid Ave.Cleveland , OH 44195

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