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Department of Pathology

Chairman:Samuel Wahl, MD

OutPatient (Pre-Op) Testing: (212) 434-6057
Clinical Laboratory: (212) 434-2300
Microbiology: (212) 434-2370
Surgical Pathology: (212) 434-2351
Cytology: (212) 434-2335
Pathology Records Office: (212) 434-2350

The Department of Pathology at Lenox Hill Hospital is a full service laboratory providing services in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

Performing an excess of 2.5 millions clinical tests annually and assisting in the diagnosis of over of 22,000 surgical cases per year, the department is staffed by ten full-time board certified pathologists and over 100 licensed laboratory professionals.

The Department supports an eight person Residency Program in both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, under the program direction of Samuel Wahl, MD.

Our laboratory professionals pride themselves in providing excellent service to our physicians, surgeons and their patients.

OutPatient and Pre-operative Testing

Out-patient and Pre-operative testing is offered at the Raisler Testing Center on the third (3rd) floor of the main hospital building. Testing is available Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 6:00 pm. Pre-operative and specialty testing appointments may be made by calling (212) 434-6057. Routine outpatient testing is accommodated on a walk-in basis and requires a written physician order for all tests. Fasting is not normally required unless specified by your physician. Our highly skilled phlebotomy staff pride themselves on providing excellent service to our patients.

Clinical Laboratory

The Clinical Laboratory is a broad based clinical testing service offering a comprehensive test menu of standard and specialized procedures in the sciences of Chemistry, Hematology and Microbiology designed to support our various specialty and sub-specialty physicians in the practice of diagnostic medicine. Utilizing state of the art equipment, the department is staffed by highly qualified New York State licensed laboratory professionals. The Laboratory operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provides testing on a routine and STAT basis to both in-patient and out-patient populations. In 2012, the Clinical laboratory performed in excess of 2.5 million tests.

OutPatient (Pre-Op) Testing: (212) 434-6057
Central Processing: (212) 434-2300
Microbiology: (212) 434-2370

Department of Pathology
12th Floor, Wollman & East

Chief:Oana E. Vele, MD