24/7/365 staffing 617-414-4054
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)
|Main Lab, 670 Albany Lab||4-4060|
|Main Lab Blood Bank||8-7844|
|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.
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.