Genetic Counsellor

Tripod Fertility

Tripod Fertility was founded by Dr. Frederick Dzineku and his wife, Dr. Chloé Roumain. After many years of practicing infertility, gynecology, and obstetrics in both Montréal, QC and in Markham, ON, Dr. Dzineku and Dr. Roumain have teamed up with Dr. Marjorie Dixon and Anova Fertility to achieve their dreams of opening their own clinic.

With a strong emphasis on innovation, inclusivity, patient support, and unrivaled success rates, Tripod Fertility combines the use of cutting-edge technologies and testing with a passionate team of professionals to provide patients with a positive, personalized experience.

Whether it be for fertility treatment, gynecological or obstetrical care, patients of Tripod Fertility are guaranteed to receive excellent care and service throughout their individual journeys.


Tripod Fertility

Tripod Fertility was founded by Dr. Frederick Dzineku and his wife, Dr. Chloé Roumain. After many years of practicing infertility, gynecology, and obstetrics in both Montréal, QC and in Markham, ON, Dr. Dzineku and Dr. Roumain have teamed up with Dr. Marjorie Dixon and Anova Fertility to achieve their dreams of opening their own clinic.

With a strong emphasis on innovation, inclusivity, patient support, and unrivaled success rates, Tripod Fertility combines the use of cutting-edge technologies and testing with a passionate team of professionals to provide patients with a positive, personalized experience.

Whether it be for fertility treatment, gynecological or obstetrical care, patients of Tripod Fertility are guaranteed to receive excellent care and service throughout their individual journeys.



Genetic Counsellor


Islay Fitzgerald is a clinical genetic counsellor specializing in prenatal and preconception genetics.  She has trained in a variety of hospital and private clinic settings, and graduated with a Masters of Science from the Genetic Counselling Program at the University of British Columbia in 2014.  Islay is certified through both the Canadian Board of Genetic Counselling (CBGC) and the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).

Islay worked as a clinical genetic counsellor in both Eugene, Oregon and Nassau, Bahamas before returning home to Toronto in 2015.  She provides her patients with an understanding of the basics of genetics and how genetic factors may play a role in the family planning process. Islay provides genetic counselling in an empathetic, non-judgmental, and collaborative manner, in order to help her patients make meaningful and informed choices when creating their families.


How we can help


Genetics can be complicated. Certain genetic factors may be important to consider prior to, or during, a pregnancy.  Our Genetic Counsellor is here to provide you with an understanding of the basics of genetics, a comprehensive risk assessment of your medical and family history, and a review of the screening and testing options available to you.


How to get started

Please fill out our referral form and we will be in touch with you to schedule an appointment.


REFERRAL FORM

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Dr. Dzineku was nothing short of amazing throughout our fertility journey. His kindness, professionalism and overall support made the process that much easier.