Please note that these details are provided purely for information purposes. The SASHG can not vouch for any of these individuals, centres or services.

Academic clinical genetic centres/clinics

Location: Groote Schuur Hospital / Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital
Genetic Counsellor: Nakita Laing
Contact number: 021 406 6373
Email address: n.verkijk@uct.ac.za
Web address: humangenetics.uct.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Groote Schuur Hospital / Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital
Genetic Counsellor: Tina-Marie Wessels
Contact number: 021 404 6235
Email address: tina.wessels@uct.ac.za
Web address: humangenetics.uct.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Tygerberg Hospital
Contact person: Shahida Moosa
Contact number: 021 938 9218
Email address: shahidamoosa@sun.ac.za
Web address: sun.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: No

Location: Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital / Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital / Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital / Helen Joseph Hospital
Genetic Counsellor: Debbie Pretorius (Receptionist)
Contact number: 011 489 9223
Email address: human.genetics@nhls.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Institute
Contact person: Dr Shelley Macaulay / Prof. Amanda Krause
Contact number: 011 489 9223
Email address: human.genetics@nhls.ac.za
Web address: dgmc.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) & The University of the Witwatersrand
Contact person: Fahmida Essop
Contact number: 011 489 9217
Email address: fahmida.essop@nhls.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: No

Location: Centre for Human Metabolomics, North West University
Genetic Counsellor: Marli Dercksen
Contact number: 082 808 5206
Email address: marli.dercksen@nwu.ac.za
Web address: pliem.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: No

Location: University of Pretoria, Steve Biko, Kalafong, Dr. George Mukhari, Tembisa and Witbank hospitals
Genetic Counsellor: Engela Magdalena Honey
Contact number: 082 579 5315
Email address: engela.honey@up.ac.za
Web address: up.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Genetic counsellors in private practice

Location: Panorama Healthcare Centre (Northern Suburbs)
Contact person: Chantelle Scott
Contact number: 021 939 7790 / 079 820 7658
Email address: chantelle@cjscottgenetics.co.za
Web address: cjscottgenetics.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Cape Town Northern Suburbs / Country-wide
Contact person: Nicole van der Merwe
Contact number: 061 492 3949
Email address: nvdm@sun.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Cape Town Mediclinic
Contact person: Frieda Loubser
Contact number: 021 423 5310
Email address: frieda.loubser@gmail.com
Web address: capetowngc.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Cape Town southern and central suburbs
Contact person: Gillian Dusterwald
Contact number: 082 684 5857
Email address: geneticcounsel@gmail.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Louis Leipoldt, Bellville
Contact person: Maxine du Toit
Contact number: 082 546 8551
Email address: maxinedutoit@gmail.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: UCT Private Academic Hospital (Observatory)
Contact person: Nakita Laing
Contact number: 082 214 6587
Email address: nakita.laing@gmail.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Location: Johannesburg
Contact person: Noelene Kinsley (GCNetwork)
Email address: info@gcnet.co.za
Web address: gc-network.reservio.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Northcliff, Johannesburg
Contact person: Megan Scott (GCNetwork)
Contact number: 082 443 8349
Email address: megan@gcnet.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Donald Gordon Medical Centre
Contact number: 011 489 9223
Email address: human.genetics@nhls.ac.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Midrand
Genetic Counsellor: Kelly Loggenberg
Contact number: 066 487 9472
Email address: kelly@klgc.co.za
Web address: klgc.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes


Location: Johannesburg and Pretoria
Genetic Counsellor: René Goliath
Contact number: 082 436 3842
Email address: rene@drgoliathgenetics.com
Web address: drgoliathgenetics.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Location: Midrand, Centurion
Genetic Counsellor: Kelly Loggenberg
Contact number: 066 487 9472
Email address: kelly@klgc.co.za
Web address: klgc.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Location: Johannesburg and Pretoria
Genetic Counsellor: René Goliath
Contact number: 082 436 3842
Email address: rene@drgoliathgenetics.com
Web address: drgoliathgenetics.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Clinical geneticists offering private consultations

Clinical Geneticist: Dr Liani Smit
Location: Panorama Mediclinic
Contact number:060 4361638
Email address: info@geneticdoctor.co.za
Web address: www.geneticdoctor.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Location: Donald Gordon Medical Centre
Contact number: 011 489 9223
Email address: human.genetics@nhls.ac.za
Web address: dgmc.co.za
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Genetic Counsellor: Dr Bertram Henderson
Contact number: 079 385 4828
Email address: gnmgbdh@gmail.com
Telephonic / virtual consultations: Yes

Support groups

Name: Rare Diseases
Contact person: Kelly du Plessis
Contact number: 072 476 7552
Email address: hello@rarediseases.co.za
Web address: rarediseases.co.za