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Becoming a Patient

Your risk will be based on the information you provide. Your genetic counselor will ask questions about your medical history and the medical history of your relatives such as siblings, parents, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Here’s what to expect during your visit:



You may contact us with your name, phone number, and the name of your referring physician to make an appointment. All appointments can be scheduled through:


Sandee Bernklau MSN, FNP-BC, CGRN

Office Phone: (312) 413-7676

Fax: (312) 996-2242 #9182

Email: sbern@uic.edu

Office Address: 1740 W. taylor (MC 660)

Chicago, IL 60612


To schedule an appointment:

Please call our genetic counselor, Sandee Bernklau

Phone: (312) 413-7676

Email: sbern@uic.edu

We provide comprehensive state-of-the-art care for all members of families that have a high risk for developing gastrointestinal or other types of related cancers because of an inherited predisposition.

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