Opening hours
Cancer Genetics Clinic
Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(by appt. only)

General Genetics Clinic
First Monday of every month: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(by appt. only)

Prenatal Clinic
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hereditary Gynecological Clinic (HGC) / Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Clinc (HBOC)
Dr. Gottlieb, one Friday per month: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Martin, once every three months (for post-op patients): 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

How to reach us
Cancer Genetics Clinic
514 340-8222, ext. 23965
fax: 514 340-8222, ext. 28712

General Clinic
514 340-8222, ext. 23428
fax: 514 340-8222, ext. 28712

Prenatal Clinic
514 340-8222, ext. 23428

fax: 514 340-8222, ext. 28712

Hereditary Gynecological Clinic (HGC)
514-340-8222, ext. 23910
fax: 514 340-8222, ext. 28600

Where to find us
For appointments, please go to the Cancer Prevention Centre in Room E-740. 

  1. Enter from the Légaré entrance (5757 Rue Légaré)
  2. Walk down the hallway to Pavilion E
  3. Take the Pavilion E elevators up to the 7th floor
  4. Follow the signs to Cancer Prevention Centre


For any other information, please go to Pavilion A, Room A-802.
  1. Make your way to the Côte-des-Neiges entrance (5750 Côte-des-Neiges)
  2. Take the Pavilion A elevators up to the 8th Floor
  3. Follow the room numbers to A-802

The JGH Medical Genetics has now been established as a department in its own right; this designation makes the JGH the first hospital in the McGill system to establish its own Department of Medical Genetics. The major clinical focus of the department continues to be in the areas of Hereditary Cancer and Prenatal Diagnosis.

The department has undergone a major refurbishment and now has a counselling room primarily used for prenatal diagnosis cases. Much of the work continues to take place in the Cancer Prevention Centre, which has been incorporated into the new Segal Cancer Centre and provides state-of-the-art facilities for managing individuals and families with a hereditary predisposition to cancer. This new space has also improved integration of the cancer genetics service with other oncology services.

Cancer Genetics ClinicGeneral ClinicPrenatal ClinicHereditary Gynecological Clinic (HGC)

Director of Cancer—Genetics
Dr. William Foulkes