and your doctor have thought about genetic
testing and it seems like the
right decision for you. Who is the best person to order
your genetic test? Your primary doctor? A specialist?
In principle, any licensed physician can order genetic
tests. However, many doctors are not familiar with the
interpretation of genetic test results or when a particular
test may be appropriate. It is important to have your
genetic test ordered by a doctor familiar with:
questions are not comprehensive. However, they are designed
to give you a feel for what your doctor may be able
to offer, as well as the genetic testing experience
your provider may have. If you feel comfortable with
your doctor's responses, then your doctor is likely
the right person to order your genetic test.