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Erie VA Medical Center


Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (P&LM) is independently accredited by the Joint Commission and in addition to specimen collection, offers a wide variety of testing, using state-of-the-art technology, to deliver accurate and timely test results. P&LM supports care provided throughout the medical center to include outpatient services, community-based outreach clinics, surgical services, urgent care, acute care, hospice and palliative care and the community living center. Appointments for specimen collection are available through your assigned PACT team.

The departments within the clinical laboratory include phlebotomy (blood collection), chemistry, special chemistry, hematology, coagulation, blood banking, microbiology, serology, urinalysis and blood gas testing.

Anatomic pathology services include surgical pathology, intra-operative consultation, cytopathology and post-mortem examination. Specialty tests not performed on site are sent to reputable reference laboratories for analysis.

Contact Info


  • Erie VAMC, 1st Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 814-860-2176

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    6:30am - 5:00pm