AAAText

Pathology at Magee

Overview

The Department of Pathology provides comprehensive laboratory services in the areas of clinical laboratory medicine, cytology and surgical pathology to support patient care and treatment. Our staff includes 19 faculty and over 120 employees who generate nearly one million test results annually.

The Department is licensed by both federal (CMS) and state (Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories) agencies and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

Location and Hours

Our Outpatient Laboratory service is located in the first floor lobby of the hospital. Patients with written doctor’s orders for laboratory testing may use this service for specimen collection.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.

No appointment is necessary except for glucose tolerance testing (GTT); patients should call 412-641-4965 to schedule an appointment for this test.

Services We Offer

An estimated 70 to 80 percent of all clinical diagnoses are based, in part, on laboratory test results. We provide a broad menu of more than 400 test procedures.

Our service is designated as a UPMC Center of Excellence for providing more than 400 specialized diagnostic tests for managing and treating women’s health in:

The Clinical Laboratory service utilizes state-of-the-art technology to perform quantitative and qualitative analyses of blood, urine, and other body fluids.

This service includes the clinical chemistry, hematology and coagulation, transfusion medicine, microbiology, and immunology laboratories.

The Anatomic Pathology service examines more that 150,000 tissue and body fluid specimens. Our Cytology service is one of the largest academic hospital-based programs in the country. We provide comprehensive cervical cancer screening using state-of-the-art digital imaging technology and molecular diagnostic testing techniques.

The Surgical Pathology faculty provides expertise and interpretation for determining cancer diagnoses in specialty areas of breast pathology and gynecologic and obstetric pathology, in addition to other general services.

Contact Us

Magee-Womens
Hospital of UPMC
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 1-866-MyMagee (696-2433)

CONNECT
  • Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • 300 Halket St.
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3180
  • Main Hospital/Operator:
    412-641-1000
  • To find a physician, or schedule an appointment:
    1-866-MyMagee (696-2433)
  • UPMC | Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences | Supplemental content provided by Healthwise, Incorporated. To learn more, visit www.healthwise.org

    For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. UPMC policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, genetics, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected group status. Further, UPMC will continue to support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in UPMC programs and activities. This commitment is made by UPMC in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.

    Medical information made available on UPMC.com is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should not rely entirely on this information for your health care needs. Ask your own doctor or health care provider any specific medical questions that you have. Further, UPMC.com is not a tool to be used in the case of an emergency. If an emergency arises, you should seek appropriate emergency medical services.

    UPMC
    Pittsburgh, PA, USA | UPMC.com