Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Miami VA Healthcare System
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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Program Mission

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) faithfully and actively supports the Miami VA Healthcare System mission. They provide accurate, timely, and cost effective, full range laboratory services to South Florida Veterans, in a climate of education, continuous improvement, and research and development.

Service Overview

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, located in the Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, includes the traditional departments and sections of both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, such as Autopsy Pathology, Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Clinical Chemistry and Special Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, and Transfusion Medicine. There are also specialized laboratories that are devoted to molecular diagnostics (viral load testing), toxicology, flow cytometry and electron microscopy. The departments use the most modern and sophisticated techniques, and strive to maintain the highest quality of performance.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at 305-575-3158.

Contact Info


  • Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
    Room A306
    Laboratory A305

Contact Number(s)

  • 305-575-3158

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday
    8 a.m.-4 p.m.