Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory medicine faculty, as Medical Directors, oversee the quality, reproducibility, accuracy and interpretation of laboratory testing or blood product supplies in specialist divisions.

Many tests are developed and validated at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, according to the strict criteria of our accrediting bodies (CLIA, CAP, AABB, FACT, FDA).

The Pathology Lab at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
The Pathology Lab located at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Photo courtesy of HDR © 2016 Dave Burk

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Areas of specialty expertise

Clinical chemistry

A wide variety of biochemical tests that range from the basic metabolic panel, to more specialized tests including serum and urine protein electrophoresis, sweat chloride, and serological testing for viral hepatitis and HIV
Learn more about clinical chemistry.

Clinical genomics and advanced technologies

A diverse spectrum of clinical tests for the assessment of DNA and RNA within the areas of genetics, hematopathology, infectious diseases, pharmacogenomics, and oncology
Learn more about clinical genomics and advanced technologies.

Clinical microbiology

Provides testing for the broad range of agents that cause infectious diseases
Learn more about clinical microbiology.


Provides genetic testing for chromosome abnormalities associated with congenital disorders and cancer
Learn more about cytogenetics.


Combines state-of-the-art technologies in diagnosis of benign and malignant hematologic disorders
Learn more about hematopathology.

Transfusion medicine (blood bank, donor program, and apheresis)

Available 24 hours/day, 7 days per week to assist with clinical management and support of bleeding patients
Learn more about transfusion medicine.