Fakeeh Physicians


Genetic Testing

Clinical Departments

An accurate genetic diagnosis can be crucial to ensuring that you or your loved one receives the correct remedial or preventative treatment.

The genetic laboratory at DSFH provides a wide array of services to meet your family’s needs in genetic diagnosis, screening for inheritable disease, and ensuring the health of future pregnancies through reproductive genetic testing during an In Vitro Fertilization cycle. Our laboratory is the only of its kind throughout KSA, providing the services you need using the most advanced techniques in genetic testing. The genetics department is operated by Viafet Genomics Laboratory, the first and only laboratory to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for Next Generation Sequencing technologies in the Middle East and Gulf.

Services Provided:
• Whole Exome Sequencing
• Carrier Screening
• Pre-Marital Screening
• Targeted Mutation Screening
• Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis and Screening
• Non-Invasive Prenatal Test
• Invasive Prenatal Testing
• HLA Typing
• Chromosomal Analysis
• Karyotype
• Breast and Ovarian Cancer Screening
• Personalized Medicine


About Viafet Genomics Laboratory:
Viafet is a network of genetic laboratories throughout the Middle East that specializes in Whole Exome Sequencing, Carrier Screening, Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis and Screening (PGS and PGD), Targeted Mutation Screening, and Prenatal Testing in order to aid couples in growing healthy families. Viafet is recognized as a global leader in genetic testing, particularly Reproductive Genetics, receiving on average more than 2,500 embryo biopsies for testing a month. To-date, more than 20,000 patient tests have been performed with medical partners in the GCC and Middle East.