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Pathology + Laboratory Medicine

Whether you’re looking for information on laboratory tests, requesting lab results or want a second opinion, pathology + laboratory medicine provides comprehensive diagnostic testing services to uncover clues about your body. 

Getting you results

Your doctor may suggest a lab test to help better understand what is happening inside your body. Our team of experts uses cutting-edge laboratory testing to process blood, urine, sputum, tissue samples and other specimens, ensuring that you and your doctor receive the most accurate results possible. 

When you need lab work, we've made checking it off your list even easier since we've teamed up with Labcorp, a top-notch provider of laboratory services. Labcorp has a huge network of patient service centers, which means you can easily access laboratory services at a nearby location. To make things even more convenient, you can download the Labcorp Patient™ app to view your test results, pay bills and find the nearest service center. 

Vijitha Thayaparan, senior medical technologist, lifting a set of tubes into a machine in the laboratory medicine department at Tufts Medical Center.
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We conduct tests to understand diseases, including what they are, why they happen, and how they affect the body. Our team specializes in understanding the underlying mechanisms of diseases, which helps your care team diagnose, treat, and prevent them. Our goal is to give you and your doctor the most accurate and timely diagnosis possible. Our specialties include:

  • Breast
  • Cardiac
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Endocrine such as thyroid and adrenal
  • Gastrointestinal, liver and pancreas
  • Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN)
  • Head and neck
  • Hematopathology
  • Pulmonary pathology
  • Transplant
  • Urology (bladder, kidney and prostate)

Second opinion services

We understand the importance of having complete confidence in your medical diagnosis. That's why we offer second opinion services to give you peace of mind. Our team of experts will examine your lab results and provide you with an unbiased assessment so you can move forward with your treatment plan confidently and without hesitation. With our help, you can rest assured that you are receiving the best possible care.



We go above and beyond to ensure that you receive the most precise results possible. With our extensive range of diagnostic services, you can trust that you're in good hands.

  • Andrology
  • Blood bank, transfusion medicine and cell therapy
  • Clinical chemistry and toxicology
  • Clinical immunology
  • Flow cytometry
  • Hematology
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Microbiology
  • Serology
  • Tissue typing
  • Virology
  • Surgical pathology and cytopathology

Our range of services includes specialized diagnostic services that are designed to meet your unique needs, including:

  • Electron microscopy
  • Immunofluorescence 
  • Immunochemistry
  • Cytogenetics
  • Molecular genetics


College of American Pathologists accredited
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Tufts Medical Center Pathology. This accreditation is designed to ensure the highest standard of care for all patients.
Kimseth Song, Phlebotomist at Lowell General Hospital's Urgent Care Tewksbury location, prepares a patient for a blood draw by tying a band around arm.
Our locations

From regular office visits to inpatient stays, find the healthcare you need and deserve close to home.

Smiling Luz Adames-Pringle, ‪phlebotomist at Tufts Medical Center, prepares a patient for a blood draw by tying band around arm.
Our doctors + care team

Meet the doctors and care team devoted to supporting you every step of the way along your path to better health.

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