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Genetic Counselling | South Africa
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As geneteam, we are motivated by our patients' need for understanding and support when navigating and adapting to a genetic condition affecting their lives. We understand that genetic information is complex and that discussions can become overwhelming for individuals, parents, and families alike.

 

We are here to become part of your team, to walk alongside you and share the journey with you.

Prenatal

Advanced Maternal Age & Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS)

Carrier Screening

Paediatric

Chromosomal Abnormalities

Rare Diseases & Syndromes

Family Management

Adult

Cancer Genetic Testing

Proactive Health Screening

Predictive Testing for Late-Onset Conditions

We strive to provide accurate information, psychosocial support and access to genetic testing, as well as referrals to appropriate specialists and familial management to ensure that every patient receives the care they need and deserve.

 

We believe that holistic healthcare requires teamwork, and we are passionate about making this happen.

Meet the Team

Meet the geneteam

Nina Vorster

Nina was born and raised in Pretoria. She obtained her undergraduate and honours degrees at Stellenbosch University and after spending some time abroad, decided that Cape Town is where she wanted to settle. Nina graduated from the University of Cape Town with her Genetic Counselling Masters degree and completed her training at Tygerberg Hospital.

 

Exposure to both state and private healthcare systems ignited her passion to ensure that genetic services are easily accessible and form part of the holistic healthcare approach.

Nina is registered as an independently practising genetic counsellor with the HPCSA.

HPCSA Nr: GC 0000639

Practice Nr: 1028871

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Robyn Barlow

Originally from Pretoria, Robyn completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pretoria and followed this with her Honours in Human Genetics at the University of the Witwatersrand. Robyn completed her Genetic Counselling Masters training at the University of Cape Town and went on to do her genetic counselling internship training at Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital.

As a genetic counsellor, Robyn has a passion for the more tangible applications of genetics towards public health, with a special interest in cardio- and cancer genetics.

She is an HPCSA registered genetic counsellor for independent practice and also works part-time as a genetics application specialist for PathCare Laboratories.

HPCSA Nr: GC 0000647

Practice Nr: 1033425

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We believe that genetic counselling should be easily accessible and available to all, therefore we offer in-person as well as online virtual appointments for patients across South Africa. 

Payment

All payments are to be made directly following the session: card payment or EFT.

Medical aid reimbursement is member and plan specific. It is the responsibility of the patient to inquire about this with their medical aid prior to booking a session (ICD10 code: Z31.5; procedure code: 69 208).

Rates available on request.

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