Laboratory and Pathology
At Swedish Covenant Hospital, we understand that disease discovery and diagnosis are a critical part of getting you well. Our Department of Laboratory Medicine is made up of dedicated professionals who work with your physician to collect and analyze diagnostic tests that will help identify what ails you—and find the treatments that will make you feel better.
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Our revolutionary laboratory provides physicians with a 12 to 24-hour turnaround time on most routine procedures. The laboratory uses continuous flow processing (CFP), which helps to provide rapid, accurate results on most routine procedures. The department is accredited with the College of American Pathologists and fully approved by Medicare and Medicaid.
The Department of Laboratory Medicine offers laboratory analysis and patient testing in the areas of surgical pathology, autopsy, cytopathology, FNA assists, chemistry, immunology, hematology, coagulation, toxicology, urinalysis, microbiology and transfusion medicine. Ninety-seven percent of physician and hospital requests are performed right here at Swedish Covenant Hospital.
After you receive a referral from your physician, you will receive instructions on how to present for testing. Whatever your needs, we take care to make you feel comfortable while offering you the latest, most advanced diagnostic procedures available.
Hours and Locations
Please note: You do not need to schedule an appointment for laboratory services. Simply present doctor's order during registration at one of the draw stations listed below.
Swedish Covenant Hospital
East Wing, 2nd Floor
5145 N California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: 773-989-3807, press option 4
Foster Medical Pavilion
Outpatient Laboratory, Suite 713
5215 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: 773-878-8200, ext. 6890
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Galter Medical Pavilion
Outpatient Laboratory, 1st Floor
5140 N California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: 773-989-3807, press option 2
Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays: Closed
Home Phlebotomy and EKG Services
Phone: 773-878-8200, ext. 5583
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For pre-analytical requirements for patient testing, specimen handling and report generation, please call 773-989-3807.
Please click here if you are a provider seeking information on our home phlebotomy and EKG service.