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Lab Services

The clinical laboratories at Davis Medical Center and Broaddus HealthCare Complex provide access to comprehensive laboratory testing services for patients and their healthcare providers. The labs are staffed by professionals trained in medical laboratory sciences and by board certified pathologists. The laboratories provide a wide range of diagnostic pathology services including access to the most up-to-date genetic and molecular testing for diagnosis, treatment, and disease prognosis. Special emphasis is placed on providing inpatient and outpatient services.

Patients can also walk-in without a physician's order and use our Direct Lab Access service which performs many common every day tests including drug screens for a fee.

A variety of tests are performed on blood, urine, body fluids, and tissue in order to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Special emphasis is placed on providing quality diagnostics in the following specialities:

  • Blood Bank
  • Chemistry
  • Hematology/Coagulation
  • Microbiology
  • Serology
  • Special Chemistry
  • Surgical Pathology/Cytology
  • Urinalysis

Our Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Laboratories are accredited by the Joint Commission.  Commitment to internal and external quality assurance is ongoing and guarantees high quality, accurate test results.

Hours of operation for the outpatient laboratory are 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. -  Monday thru Friday and 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information call 304.637.3861 or 304.637.3270

  • DMC Laboratory results ordered by your physician or inpatient (Hospitalist) services can be placed upon your request into your personal health record at

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Dr. Paul Hartel
Dir. of Pathology
& Laboratory Medicine

Trained at the highly acclaimed Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology and is the only formally trained Pulmonary Pathologist in the state of West Virginia. Dr. Hartel offers expert review of all lung biopsies with emphasis on Clinical-Radiologic-Pathologic correlation for the Pulmonary Care Team at Davis Medical Center.