About Us

The on-site clinical laboratory at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center allows for easy, convenient and fast turnaround of lab tests, including those needed for our Emergency Department. Our state-of-the-art laboratory is certified by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and staffed by certified medical technologists with more than 20 years of experience. This service enhances quality of care and reduces the time patients need to spend at the hospital. Trained phlebotomists are available to draw blood for lab testing as well as receive non-blood specimens for testing.

The on-site laboratory at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center is certified by the College of American Pathologists and prides itself on accurate testing that is quick and convenient. The laboratory is staffed by medical technologists, who are certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) and are dedicated to their patients.

Our laboratories at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center and Sentara Lake Ridge are members of the Sentara network of laboratories. Together, with our reference laboratories, we are able to offer routine and state-of-the-art testing for the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases.