Making Referrals

clipboard iconRequirements for a Referral

The requirements for a referral will vary from system to system. In general a genetic referral requires the following information:

  • Patient information
  • Reason for the referral (accompanying medical documentation is valuable when triaging referrals)
  • A suspected diagnosis (if known)
  • Family history
  • Patient insurance information (especially if referring to an outside institution)

Genetic Services in Wisconsin

Healthcare Institution wdt_ID Region Location(s) New Patient Referral Link
UW Health Pediatric Genetics 2 Southern Madison
UW Waisman Center Biochemical Genetics Clinic 3 Southern Madison
UW Waisman Center Bone Dysplasia Clinic 4 Southern Madison
UW Waisman Center Medical Genetics Clinic 5 Southern Madison
Froedtert Hospital Cancer Genetics Screening Program 6 Southeastern Milwaukee
Children's Wisconsin Genetics & Genomics Program 7 Southeastern Milwaukee
ThedaCare Cancer Care 8 Eastern Appleton, Neenah & Oshkosh
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Medical Genetics 9 Eastern Green Bay
Gundersen Health System Genetic Services 10 Northwestern La Crosse & Onalaska
Marshfield Medical Genetics Services 11 Northern Marshfield
Aurora Health Care Cancer Genetic Counseling 12 Eastern Green Bay, Kenosha, Marinette, Neenah, Oshkosh, Sheboygan, & Two Rivers
Aurora Health Care Cancer Genetic Counseling 13 Southeastern Grafton, Menomonee, Milwaukee, Summit, & West Allis
UnityPoint Health - Meriter - Center for Perinatal Care 14 Southern Madison
Aspirus Health Genetic Counseling & Testing 15 Northern Wausau
Ascension Healthcare Genetics 16 Southeastern Milwaukee & Wauwatosa
SSM Health Genetic Counseling 17 Southern Baraboo
SSM Health Genetics 18 Southern Madison
UW Health Cancer Center at ProHealth Care 19 Southeastern Waukesha
Bellin Health Oncology Genetics 20 Eastern Green Bay
UW Oncology Genetics Clinic 21 Southern Madison
Medical College of Wisconsin Genetic Counseling 22 Southeastern Milwaukee
Gynecologic Oncology Courage Clinic-Froedtert & MCW 23 Southeastern Milwaukee
Maternal Fetal Care Center-Froedtert Specialty Clinics 24 Southeastern Milwaukee
Reproductive Medicine Clinic-North Hills Health Center 25 Southeastern Menomonee Falls
Fetal Concerns Center of Wisconsin 26 Southeastern Milwaukee
Clinical Cancer Center-Froedtert Hospital 27 Southeastern Milwaukee
Cancer Center at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital 28 Southeastern Menomonee Falls
Cancer Center at Moorland Reserve Health Center 29 Southeastern New Berlin
Cancer Center at Drexel Town Square Health Center 30 Southeastern Oak Creek
Cancer Center at Froedtert Pheasant Prairie Hospital 31 Southeastern Pleasant Prairie
Cancer Center at Froedtert West Bend Hospital 32 Southeastern West Bend
Healthcare Institution Region Location(s) New Patient Referral Link

NORD Rare Disease Centers of Excellence in Wisconsin

NORD has designated 31 Rare Disease Centers of Excellence nationwide. Each center offers the high-quality specialized care needed to help diagnose and manage complex rare diseases. Collaboration between these institutions creates critical new connections and improves access to best-in-class clinical care and resources. NORD, a 501(c)(3) organization, is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.

NORD Center of Excellence IconUniversity of Wisconsin Center for Rare Disease
Co Directors: Kim M. Keppler-Noreuil, M. Stephen Meyn

Children’s Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin
Director: Donald Basel