Laboratory Services

Main Lab Number: 612-873-3001

Our laboratories support diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of patient problems and clinical conditions. Laboratory staff collect blood, urine, and other samples to perform tests and analysis. Learn more about our laboratory education programs.

Outpatient specimen collections services are available on the 4th floor of the Purple building. Monday – Friday, 7AM to 7PM, and Saturday 8AM to 4PM.


Lab Handbook Graphic

Laboratory Test Directory

Laboratory Accreditation and Certifications

All accreditations are in PDF format. HCMC laboratories are accredited by:

All pathologists and PhDs are board-certified.


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Bradley M. Linzie, MD
Chief, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Medical Director, Surgical Pathology

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Fred S. Apple, PhD, DABCC
Medical Director of Clinical Laboratories, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology,
and Pointof Care Testing

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Colleen Crampton, MT (ASCP), MBA
Laboratory Administrative Director
General Laboratory Operations

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Clay Virden
Laboratory Outreach Coordinator