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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

Available Genetic Services in South Dakota

General Genetics

General Genetics – Geneticist on site
Clinic
: Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Falls
Description: This Clinic provides comprehensive services in the areas of diagnosis, prevention and management of genetic disorders and birth defects. Care is provided for newborns, children, adolescents and adults with concerns about any form of hereditary disorder. The clinic is staffed by a board-certified geneticist, Dr. Laura Davis Keppen, a board-certified genetic counselor, a registered dietitian, and a registered nurse. The team provides genetic services including diagnosis, evaluation, counseling, and management of genetic and congenital conditions.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

General Genetics Outreach Clinics

Clinic: Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic
Sites:

Aberdeen
Contact a genetic counselor at 1-800-850-0064 to arrange an appointment

Pierre
Contact a genetic counselor at 1-800-850-0064 to arrange an appointment

Rapid City
Contact a genetic counselor at 1-800-850-0064 to arrange an appointment

Description of clinic: This Clinic provides comprehensive services in the areas of diagnosis, prevention and management of genetic disorders and birth defects. Care is provided for newborns, children, and adolescents. The clinic is staffed by a board-certified geneticist, a genetic counselor, a registered dietitian, a social worker, and a registered nurse. The team provides genetic services including diagnosis, evaluation, counseling, and management of genetic and congenital conditions.

Oncology

Hereditary Cancer Genetic Counseling
Clinic:
Sanford Women's Health
1500 West 22nd St., Sioux Falls, SD
Description: Clinic offers risk analysis, surveillance recommendations, and genetic testing coordination for familial cancer.
Contact: 605-328-7700

Maternal Fetal Medicine
Clinic:
Sanford Women's Health
1500 West 22nd St., Sioux Falls, SD
Description: Offers a comprehensive range of personalized high-risk obstetrical care, treatment services for women, and prenatal diagnosis. Clinic is staffed by perinatologists, genetic counselors, ultrasonographers, and several nurses.
Contact Information: 605-328-4600

Clinic: Avera McKennan Women's
1417 S. Cliff Ave., Sioux Falls, SD
Description: offers a comprehensive range of personalized high-risk obstetrical care, treatment services for women, and prenatal diagnosis.The clinic is staffed by a perinatologist, ultrasonographers, nurse practitioners, and several nurses.
Contact: 605-322-8933

Multidisciplinary Genetic Clinics for Specific Disorders

(>minimum 4 professional specialties)

Comprehensive Metabolic Clinic (including for abnormal Newborn metabolic screening)
Clinic:
Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Valley Clinic, Sioux Falls
Description: This Clinic provides comprehensive services in the areas of newborn screening, metabolic diagnosis, prevention and management of genetic disorders and birth defects. Care is provided for newborns, children, adolescents and adults with concerns about any form of hereditary disorder. The clinic is staffed by a board-certified geneticist, Dr. Laura Davis Keppen, a board-certified genetic counselor, a registered dietitian, and a registered nurse. The team provides genetic services including diagnosis, evaluation, counseling, and management of genetic and congenital conditions.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

Down Syndrome Multidisciplinary Clinic:
Clinic: Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Falls, SD
Description: This clinic serves patients with Down syndrome from birth through adulthood. The team consists of a geneticist/endocrinologist, cardiologist, Ear-Nose-Throat physician, dietician, speech/language pathologist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, social worker, an audiologist, and experienced nurses. Physicians from the areas of pulmonology, sleep, and gastroenterology are also available as needed.
Contact Information: 1-800-850-0064 (option 2)

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Spectrum Disorder Multidisciplinary Clinic
Clinic:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Clinic (USD Center for Disabilities)
Sioux Falls
Description of clinic: This multidisciplinary clinic evaluates children believed to have been exposed to alcohol prenatally. The team includes a psychologist, a child psychiatrist, a geneticist, a genetic counselor, a speech pathologist, a social worker, and an audiologist.
Contact: 605-357-1439

Craniofacial Multidisciplinary Clinics
Clinic: Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Falls
Description: This team was put together to meet the needs of children born with clefts or other craniofacial conditions. Experience has shown that the complex issues associated with clefts are best managed by an interdisciplinary team of specialists who work together with the family to create and update the child's health care plan. Specialists involved in the clinic include an Audiologist, Otolaryngologist (ENT), Surgeon, Pediatric Orthodontist, Geneticist, genetic counselor, Nurse, Social Worker, Speech-Language Pathologist, and a nutritionist.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

Cystic Fibrosis Center
Clinic:
The South Dakota Cystic Fibrosis Center (Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic)
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Falls - Sanford Children’s Clinic (Sioux Valley)
Description: This clinic takes a multidisciplinary approach to the care of children and adults with Cystic Fibrosis. The interdisciplinary team of pediatric trained pulmonologists, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, genetic counselors, and dieticians forms the core of our center. The Center also participates with twelve other centers from across the nation in a National Learning Collaborative project designed to identify "best practices" in Cystic Fibrosis care and develop strategies to rapidly disseminate them to all care centers. Best practices helps to ensure that patients are getting the best care possible.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

Hemophilia and Blood Disorders
Clinic:
South Dakota Center for Blood Disorders (Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic)
1305 West 18th St., Sanford Children’s Clinic (Sioux Valley) in Sioux Falls
Description: This clinic offers treatment and long term follow up and care for bleeding and clotting disorders as well as sickle cell disease and other blood disorders diagnosed by newborn screening.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

Clinic: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic
1417 S. Cliff Ave., Suite 3100, Sioux Falls
Description: Hematology physicians are available for inpatient consultation or office evaluations of patients with blood disorders.
Contact: 605-322-7595

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility Centers

(which include a geneticist/genetic counselor)

Clinic: Sanford Clinic Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology
1500 West 22nd St., Sioux Falls
Description: The clinic specializes in: Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Infertility, Male Factor Infertility, Reproductive Endocrinology, and Reproductive Surgery. The clinic is staffed by a reproductive endocrinologist, a physician assistant, a genetic counselor, an embryologist, and several experienced nurses.
Contact:: 605-328-7700

Myelodysplasia Clinic (Spina Bifida)
Clinic: Sanford Children’s Speciality Clinic
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Falls
Description: This clinic provides patients and their families with spina bifida a convenient option for the treatment they require. A multidisciplinary team of specialists including pediatric developmental specialist, neurologist, urologist, physiatrist, psychologist and therapists.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

Cytogenetic Labs

Clinic: Sanford Clinic USD Cytogenetics Lab
1305 West 18th St., Sioux Falls
Description: Comprehensive cytogenetic laboratory services are available through the Sanford Clinic USD Genetics Laboratory. Chromosome analysis is done on samples of blood, bone marrow, amniotic fluid and other tissue. High resolution chromosome and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) studies are available, and the Genetics Laboratory also coordinates molecular DNA diagnostic studies.
Contact: 1-800-850-0064

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