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Lab Services

The pathology laboratories at WakeMed were formed in 1961 to provide high quality anatomic and testing services to Raleigh and the surrounding areas.  One of the most advanced laboratories in the United States, the WakeMed Pathology Laboratory physicians and technicians offer the highest quality testing standards. WakeMed’s main laboratory is located on the Raleigh Campus, where blood samples and specimens are both collected and analyzed 24/7. A pathologist from Raleigh Pathology Laboratory Associates is on call 24 hours a day for consultations and reporting.

The pathology laboratories consist of:

  • Centralized laboratories at WakeMed's Raleigh Campus and at WakeMed Cary Hospital
  • Specialized Testing laboratories at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus
  • Satellite Service Laboratories at North Healthplex, Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex and Garner Healthplex
  • Patient Collection Service Laboratories at WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park, North Healthplex, Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex and Garner Healthplex
  • A Laboratory Information System

Our laboratories offer comprehensive testing and consulting services in:

  • Anatomic Pathology (Cytology & Histology)
  • Core Laboratories (Chemistry, Hematology, Special Chemistry)
  • Special Testing Laboratories ( Microbiology, Serology, Mycology, Urinalysis, Transfusion Services, Point of Care Testing_

Resources for Patients & Providers

Outpatient Lab Hours & Locations

 Location  Outpatient Service Hours

WakeMed Apex Healthplex         
120 Healthplex Way, Apex, NC 27502
919-350-8000

8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
No Weekend Hours

WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex         
8001 T.W. Alexander Road, Raleigh, NC 27617
919-350-8000

8 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday
No Weekend Hours
 WakeMed Cary Hospital
1900 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518
919-350-8000
6 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday
*Limited weekend hours: 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday; also open on holidays
WakeMed Garner Healthplex
400 US Hwy 70 E, Garner, NC 27529
919-350-8000

8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
No Weekend Hours

 WakeMed North Healthplex         
10000 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27614
919-350-8000
8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
No Weekend Hours

WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park         
23 Sunnybrook  Road, Raleigh, NC 27610
919-350-8000

7 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
No Weekend Hours

WakeMed Raleigh Campus
3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610
919-350-8000

*This location for weekends and holidays only.  Weekend hours are 9 am to 1 pm, Saturday and Sunday

 

Map of All WakeMed Locations

 


Instructions for Home Health Agencies:
 If you need to make a delivery outside of normal business hours, please directly contact the lab where you will be making your delivery.

Accreditations
The WakeMed Pathology Laboratories are dedicated to ensure high quality and accurate testing.  The WakeMed Raleigh Campus, WakeMed Cary Hospital, WakeMed North Healthplex, WakeMed Apex Healthplex, WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex and WakeMed Garner Healthplex laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) with distinction. 

The Pathology Laboratories at WakeMed comply with all federal, state and local regulations.  These regulations include CLIA 1988 and all Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.  

The WakeMed Pathology Laboratories are licensed and accredited by the following agencies:

  • American Association of Blood Banks  (AABB)
  • The College of American Pathologists (CAP)
    • WakeMed Raleigh Campus
    • WakeMed Cary Hospital
    • WakeMed North Healthplex
    • WakeMed Apex Healthplex
    • WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
    • WakeMed Garner Healthplex
  • Food and Drug Administration (Transfusion Services)
  • Health Care Financing Administration (CLIA)
  • The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Facilities (JCAHO) in September 2003