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. 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 Medicine    

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


The Central Laboratory provides state-of-the-art testing for patients at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine as well as an ever-expanding network of reference laboratory clients.

The Clinical Microbiology Laboratory provides infectious disease diagnosis and consultative services for the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine.

The Coagulation and Hematology Laboratories at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell perform and have extensive experience in a wide range of both routine and specialized coagulation/hematology testing for general screening and for diagnostic evaluation of patients with coagulopathies and blood abn

The Division of Laboratory Medicine provides medical directorship and diagnostic services for the diverse array of laboratory‐based diagnostics of the NewYork‐Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Clinical Laboratories, as well as in Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy. In addition to oversight of day‐today diagnostic operations and consultations with clinicians, Laboratory Medicine faculty are critical in the assurance of accurate and reproducible test results, maintenance of laboratory certification, control of laboratory test utilization, development and deployment of new assays, understanding and improvement of laboratory informatics (including test interfacing into the electronic medical record), providing safe and effective blood and cellular therapy products, and operation of point‐of‐care testing.

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464
Surgical Pathology: (212) 746-2700