Pathology & Laboratory Medicine - VA North Texas Health Care System
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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) is among the most technologically advanced clinical pathology laboratories in the Nation and provides accurate, timely and cost effective, full range laboratory services. It provides routine clinical lab tests and esoteric testing such as viral load, molecular epidemiology and toxicological drug testing. P&LMS performs and interprets more than 10 million laboratory tests every year for all of our facilities. 

P&LMS includes the sections of both anatomic and clinical pathology. Anatomic pathology services include surgical pathology, cytopathology and autopsy. The clinical pathology section performs comprehensive chemical, hematological, coagulation, toxicology, transfusion medicine, flow cytometry, bacteriology, mycobacteriology, mycology, parasitology, molecular biology and immunology testing. The main laboratory at Dallas VAMC operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Outpatient phlebotomy services are provided at the following locations and times.

Dallas VA Medical Center
Clinical Addition, 1st Floor, Room 1B-217
Monday-Friday, 6 am-6 pm
Saturday: 6 am-2:30 pm

Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center in Bonham
Building 1, Room 220
Monday-Friday: 7 am-5 pm

Fort Worth VA Outpatient Clinic
1st Floor, Room 1S-617
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 7 am-4 pm
Tuesday: 7 am-5 pm

Tyler VA Primary Care Clinic on Broadway Ave.
1st Floor, Room 120
Monday-Friday: 6:30 am-4:30 pm

Polk Street VA Clinic
Monday-Friday: 8 am-2:30 pm

Plano VA Outpatient Clinic
Suite 175
Monday-Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm

Contact Info


  • Dallas VAMC
    Clinical Addition Building 2J
    1st Floor, Rm 1B-311

Contact Number(s)

  • 214-857-0666

Hours of Operation

  • 24/7