The Department of Laboratory Medicine is responsible for quantitative & qualitative analysis and interpretation of patient specimens, including tissue, blood, urine, and other body fluids.
Our laboratories are often rated as one of the busiest laboratories in the country, with approximately 1,400 dedicated employees processing more than 20 million clinical laboratory and pathology tests every year.
The Department of Laboratory Medicine has been at the forefront of introducing new testing methods for clinical and research uses at Cleveland Clinic. In addition to providing an ever-expanding menu of tests available for clinical use, Laboratory Medicine provides the facilities and expertise to support translational research projects. Collaborative, multidisciplinary research working groups are functioning alongside clinical departments and the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic.