The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine operates multiple state-of-the-art laboratory facilities throughout the North Shore community. All are inspected by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and  accredited by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Our comprehensive test catalog contains a wide range of assays for diagnosing a number of common to rare health conditions and diseases.

We serve all the testing needs of NorthShore’s hospital system and NorthShore Medical Group physicians as well as independent physicians and institutional clients such as assisted living facilities and smaller hospitals in nearby communities. Ensuring personalized services to our laboratory clients, we offer:

  • A call center (847.663.2100) for any questions you may have about our testing services. Not sure of which tests to order? Need help understanding a test result? Our knowledgeable staff of board-certified MD/PhD clinical specialists with subspecialty expertise and/or medical technologists can assist. 
  • A variety of convenient online forms for obtaining patient or third-party payer consent or request specialty testing
  • MyPathologist, a convenient method for physicians and other caregivers with access to NorthShore’s electronic medical record system (Epic) to obtain consultative services from our department’s professional staff. 

Training the next generation of laboratory professionals, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers several highly competitive and well-respected academic and educational programs: