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Genetic Counselling Is Beneficial To Patients & Families

If you are looking for professionals in genetic counselling to guide and advise you regarding the risks of genetic disorders or of the impacts of hereditary diseases or genetic disorders, you should not fail to approach Genome Foundation.

We have many senior Genetic Counselors who will help individuals & their families suffering from genetic disorders to make informed decisions and to understand the medical, psychological and familial implications of hereditary or genetic diseases.


What Happens At The Genetic Clinic of Genome Foundation

Your appointment may include:

  • Discussion about genetic diseases and the related genetic tests to diagnose the disease.
  • Drawing your family tree to understand the structure and interpersonal relationships.
  • Detailed summarisation of you and your family’s medical history, to study the prevalence and possibility of genetic disorders
  • Assessment of the probability of you and your partner passing on a genetic condition on to your progeny.
  • Providing support and advice to you, if you have a child with a genetic condition and the possibility of passing on the same genetic condition to another child.
  • Experts will guide and explain the results of genetic tests and their medical, psychological and familial implications
  • Provide information about relevant support groups. Letter/flyers detailing the same will be given.


How Can I Prepare For My Appointment To The Genetic Counselling Service

Before attending any genetic counseling session, it is advised that the individual(s) collect the following information, as this will enable the geneticist to assist in a more comprehensive manner:

  1. How the couple are related to each other, including adopted or half relatives.
  2. Any major health concerns which affects the family members
  3. The age at which any genetic condition has set in
  4. Cause of death and the age at which they died for immediate family members
  5. Information on miscarriages and their possible reasons
  6. Information on genetic or genomic tests already performed on family members


Salient aspects of our experts in genetics and medical practice:

  • Primary focus is patient centric services
  • Provide up-to-date information and support on a wide range of genetic tests,
  • Assess the risk of a genetic disorder by researching medical records, familial history and conducting necessary diagnostic/genetic tests when required,
  • Interpret the results of genetic tests and explain their outcomes in simplest terms and words to the patient and his/her family,
  • Explain the medical, psychological and familial implications of the genetic/hereditary disorders, including whether it will manifest in other family member or not,
  • Explain possible treatment and preventive options, including developing of management strategies,
  • Suggest and advise with regards to the reproductive/family planning options suitable to them.
  • Provide information and details about support groups, as well as community outreach programs


If any collection of biological samples for genetic tests are needed, it will be done using sterile equipments and by following hygienic collection practices. We always take care to cause least amount of discomfort to the patients from whom the samples are being taken.

Our experts are available to answer and explain all reports and results in clear and simple words. Your reports and queries are kept confidential always. Our tests results are provided promptly. without excessive delay to prevent you from stressing out. Our usual turnaround time for any genetic test will depend on the type of test being done, ranging from 1030 working days. Our reports can be given to you in-person, via courier and via email as well. Our goal is to completely satisfy your concerns or queries and give you accurate and prompt results.

Former Dean, Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, and Founder NIAB with over 40 years of experience in research of chronic inflammatory diseases such as allergy, asthma, autoimmune diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, prostatitis, nephritis, mastitis, cancer and drug discovery. 

Former Professor and Head, Dept of Anatomy, Osmania Medical College, with doctorate in Genetics and over 30 years of experience in serving the patients. Founder - Convenor of “OSMECON” (2000+ delegates annually from over 90 medical colleges) 

Having 12 years of experience as Paediatric Geneticist. Working at Suraksha, Ankura hospital, LifeCell and Utage Neurology Centre as Consultant Medical Geneticist. Worked at Kamineni Hospitals as Consultant Pediatrician & Medical Geneticist. 

Chief Paediatric Geneticist with several decades of experience in treating patients suffering from rare genetic disease. A trendsetter for Newborn screening in India and preventable causes for mental retardation in India with over 100 research publications. 

Former Director, AP Medical Services

Urogynaecologist with over 40 years of experience and research experience in clinical research including Stem Cells.

Consultant Paediatric Geneticists

Well-known fetal medicine specialist for her specialized skills in improving IVF success rate through use of modern technology with over 25 years of experience in treating PCOD and menstrual problems. 

Institute of Reproductive Medicine

Highly accomplished and reputed Cytogenetist with over three decades of experience. She specialises in Human and Molecular Cytogenetics.

Professor & HOD (Retd) in Genetics, Department of Genetics, Osmania University

Highly reputed geneticist with 31 years of teaching experience having research background in Molecular basis of cancer, Mechanism of gene expression in Human Diseases, with ober 137 research publications.

Consultant Gynaecologists with prenatal sampling

Professor, Biochemical Genetics & Molecular Anthropology Laboratory,

Department of Anthropology, Delhi University, Delhi;

Highly reputed geneticist with over 35 years of experience having extensive research background in Genomics of Complex Diseases and Human Genome Diversity of the Indian Population, with over 100 research publications of impact.

Dr. Rao R. Kosaraju is an allergist-immunologist in Fremont, California. He received his medical degree from Guntur Medical College NTR and has been in practice for more than 20 years. 

Mr J Satyanarayana, (JS) is a thought leader in the areas of e-Governance, Enterprise Architecture and Digital Transformation, and a pioneer in the design and implementation of e-Governance projects and programs in India. He has had a successful career as a civil servant for over 40 years, having held distinguished positions at the national and provincial levels, including Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Government of India and Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India. 

Research Scientist with 10+ years of research experience while working at Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX, and Michael. E .Debakey  Veterans Affairs Medical Center Houston TX. She graduated with Masters Degree from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Dr. A. Veerabhadra Rao is retired from CSIR-CCMB as Deputy Director and he worked in various positins. His research area is Cancer Biology and CRISPR Technologies. 

Dr. N N Khanna is a Graduate of King George's Medical College, Lucknow. After completing his MD (Medicine) and DM (Cardiology), he went abroad for advanced Fellowship Training in Cardiology, Coronary & Vascular Interventions at Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, USA and at Poly-Clinique-des-Essey, France under eminent Cardiologists - Dr. Christopher J White, Dr. Steve Ramee and Dr. Michel Henry. He underwent advanced training on Percutaneous Aortic Valve Implantations, Heart Failure Devices and Radio-frequency Ablation for sympathetic denervation of renal arteries. He has authored 27 book chapters and has about 120 publications in various national and international journals to his credit. 

Dr Gandhi P C Kaza is the current Managing Director of Genome Foundation. He is Founder Chairman of Truth Labs, India’s first independent People’s Forensic Science Lab. He also currently serves as an Advisor to the West Bengal Government and Jammu & Kashmir Government. He has served previously as IG of Police and Director of APFSL. He has extansive knowledge about the criminal justice system. He is a pioneer in the application of forensic science for crime detection. He has trained thousands of judicial, corporate, vigilance and security officers regarding forensic crime detection and investigation. He has made forensic analysis and investigation accessible and understandable for the layman.