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Healthcare: Medical Genetics

For Referring Physicians

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Thank you for your interest in referring a patient to our clinic. Our clinic does not require a physician referral but your patient’s insurance may require a referral in order for our service to be a covered benefit. We see patients with private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and patients without insurance on a “self-pay” basis. Patients are seen at Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus, 7200 Cambridge Street, Suite 9B Houston, Texas 77030.

Steps for obtaining an appointment:

1. Ask the patient to call our scheduling center at (713) 798-7820.

2. If you wish to enter a referral you can refer to Adult Genetics in Baylor Medicine EPIC or you can fax a referral to (713) 798-6450. (Note that if you enter a referral in EPIC your patient does not have to call for an appointment. They will be contacted by the scheduling center; however, they may also call for an appointment if they do not want to wait to be contacted).

3. Your office will be contacted if medical records are required in order to schedule the appointment. We generally do not need all records but you or the patient will be informed if select records are needed to provide optimal care. Records can be faxed to us at (713) 798-6450 (if less than 20 pages) or mailed to Adult Genetics at One Baylor Plaza, BCM228, Houston, TX 77030.

4. We have a very limited number of overbook appointment slots but if you feel your patient needs to be seen sooner than the appointment given please email Tanya Eble, CGC. We reserve these slots for truly urgent patients – for example, when the patient’s immediate medical management will be impacted. Requests for sooner appointments are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

If you have questions you are welcome to contact our clinic at (713) 798-7820.