Our Genetics 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.



Our Genetics Counsellor


Islay Fitzgerald, MSc, CGC, CCGC specializes in prenatal and preconception genetics.  She has trained in a variety of hospital and private clinic settings, and graduated from the Genetic Counselling Program at the University of British Columbia in 2014.

Islay worked as a clinical genetics 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 genetics 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; study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms. Our Genetics Counsellor is here to increase understanding, early intervention, and make sure you have a better peace of mind.


How to get started

We are here to help you achieve your genetic goals and improve your fertility chances. 

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


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.