Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory Medicine

Main Laboratory

24/7/365 staffing 617-414-4054

Office Hours

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 617-638-7800

Administrative leadership is always available on call at pager 617-638-5795 #1027 or #6650

Laboratory Medicine resident on call 617-638-5795 #4564

The Department of Laboratory Medicine at BMC is part of the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Department is responsible for:

  • all clinical laboratory testing throughout BMC,
  • assuring appropriate test reliability,
  • specimen collection,
  • reference laboratory referrals,
  • result reporting,
  • laboratory information systems,
  • oversight for point-of-care testing.

The Department is divided into multiple sections each with its own medical director and technical supervisor. Check each section for specific information on testing, policies, and reference information.

Laboratory Medicine Resident on call pager: 4564

Abbreviated Phone List (see Phone Directory for full list)

Lab Phone Number
Main Lab, 670 Albany Lab 4-4060
Main Lab Blood Bank 8-7844
Microbiology 8-7890
Menino Blood Bank 4-4141
Menino Blood Gas Lab 4-4067

Hours of Operation

STAT Testing: 24/7
STAT turnaround time is one hour or less from time of receipt in the Laboratory.

Non-Stat Testing:
The schedule varies with the complexity and frequency of non-STAT testing. Routine turnaround time is six hours or less from time of receipt in the Laboratory.