Laboratory Services at Rochester General

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Ave., Box 400
Rochester, NY 14621

Phone Numbers

Pathology (Surgical Pathology or Autopsy Pathology): 585.922.4121
Cytopathology Laboratory: 585.922.4431
Laboratory Services: 585.922.4451

Insurance & Courier Services

The Rochester General Hospital Laboratory accepts all insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Courier services are available for convenient pick-up and delivery of supplies, specimens and reports* by calling 585.922.4526.

* Internet access to surgical pathology and cytology results is also available.

About the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Rochester General Hospital

The Rochester General Hospital Department of Laboratory Medicine is a nationally and regionally recognized Laboratory accredited by CAP, NYS DOH, JCAHO and the AABB with a superior record for quality, customer service and rapid turnaround of diagnostic results. The Laboratory Medicine Division offers comprehensive testing menus in Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Advanced Coagulation, Flow Cytometry, Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics and Transfusion Medicine using state-of-the-art analytical and testing equipment, including robotics; testing is performed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For both Pathology and Laboratory Medicine questions and assistance, pathologists are always available for consultations by phone 585.922.4121 or email to discuss individual patients. They participate in 30+ monthly interdisciplinary conferences with colleagues from many different disciplines and actively support Oncology Services, including the Lipson Cancer Center and RGH Breast Care Center of Excellence. The Department serves providers and their patients throughout the community, which supports many blood collection stations in Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Livingston and Wayne Counties.

In all, over 400 dedicated and highly skilled individuals – PA’s, Technologists, Technicians, Phlebotomists and other support staff – work together with pathologists to provide excellent patient care through comprehensive outpatient and inpatient laboratory and pathology diagnostic services.