What is a Genetic Counselor?

Throughout the healthcare industry, it is known that genetic counselors play a vital role in the care and treatment of patients. Genetic counselors guide patients through the genetic testing journey and provide them and their primary care physician with detailed explanations of their test results.

Check out our video that takes potential patients through the genetic counseling process:

Ambry Genetics: What is a genetic counselor? from AmbryGen on Vimeo.

For more information about genetic counselors or to find a genetic counselor, please visit the National Society of Genetic Counselors.



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