Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of areas, with the most modern available technologies and highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco is dedicated to clinical service, research and teaching. The Department of Laboratory Medicine oversees the Clinical Laboratories at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights, UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, China Basin, San Francisco VA Health Care System and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. The Clinical Laboratories perform a large menu of diagnostic laboratory tests in hematology, immunology, microbiology, transfusion medicine, genomics, metabolism, toxicology and chemistry. Each hospital is served by a clinical laboratory at their site, with an additional central laboratory located at our China Basin facility.