Diagnostic testing in Virginia's Roanoke Valley

The clinical laboratory services provided at LewisGale Medical Center allow for early detection, intervention and treatment for several conditions affecting patients in Salem, Virginia. Specimen collection and samples taken at your doctor's office are analyzed at our diagnostic lab and returned so your doctor can quickly and accurately create a treatment plan for you.

For more information about our diagnostic and lab services, call our Consult-A-Nurse® line at (877) 242-2362.

Accredited clinical laboratory services

As part of HCA Virginia, our network of hospitals offers the full spectrum of diagnostic and lab services, from biopsies and lung cancer screenings to 3D mammography and bone density scans.

Further, our commitment to adhering to stringent standards of care has helped our lab earn accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

We test many different kinds of specimen collections, such as:

  • Blood samples
  • Glucose tolerance
  • Sperm samples
  • Sputum samples
  • Stool samples
  • Throat cultures
  • Urine samples

Additional screenings and testing are offered by our imaging services department.

Locating our diagnostic laboratory

We are located within LewisGale Medical Center, on the first floor across the hall from the medical intensive care unit (MICU). You will need to provide any paperwork from your participating provider to the outpatient registration desk, which is accessible through the main hospital entrance.

Parking is available behind the ER and outside the main entrance. Valet parking is available for your convenience. After registration, you will be directed to the diagnostic lab.

We have a designated waiting room with a buzzer to alert staff of your arrival, which should be used if you plan to arrive after 3:30pm. Our lab does not take appointments, only walk-ins.

We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.