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Laboratory Medicine

Melissa Cushing, MD, Vice Chair for Laboratory Medicine

New York Hospital Laboratories — the clinical reference arm of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine — is one of a select group of U.S. Academic Medical Center Reference Laboratories providing comprehensive pathology and laboratory medicine services to an ever-widening segment of the medical community. Through the New York Hospital Laboratories outreach program, we offer a wide range of routine and STAT tests in the following major specialty areas:

Individual laboratories are directed by nationally prominent board-certified clinical pathologists and PhD-trained laboratory scientists who supervise more than 350 qualified medical technologists. Chemical, hematological, and immunoassay procedures are performed in a totally automated robotics laboratory, assuring a high degree of precise testing.

Laboratory technologists performing tests

Clinical laboratory chemistry analyzer equipment

Clinical laboratory chemistry analyzer equipment

Clinical pathologists and scientists are available to provide guidance on test strategies and the interpretation of results. Written interpretative comments are made when necessary and provided as an accompaniment to test results upon request in the following specialty areas of laboratory medicine:

  • Biochemical profiling
  • Body fluid analysis
  • Hemoglobin electrophoresis
  • Hemolytic test combinations
  • Thrombosis and homeostasis
  • Serum/urine electrophoresis
  • Serum/urine immunofixation
  • Western blot analysis

Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464 Fax: (212) 746-8192