About Diagnostic Laboratories

How to Submit Samples for Testing

To order Anatomic Pathology tests (including cytology, dermatopathology, and surgical pathology) for a clinic, hospital, or laboratory outside the Medical Center, use the request form provided for the specimen type you are submitting. Additional specimen preparation instructions, if needed, are available on individual lab pages (listed on the request form page).

Diagnostic Laboratories at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center provides world-class clinical and anatomic pathology services to our local medical community.  Our staff of over 250 experienced technologists, pathologists and professional staff are on a mission to provide you with exceptional service and the highest clinical expertise.

Diagnostic Laboratories has the resources and expertise to provide 99% of your test orders locally. This means faster turnaround times with: 

  • Electronic ordering of tests and receipt of results 
  • Direct interfaces with EMRs 
  • Convenient patient draw sites 
  • In-office phlebotomy training 
  • A single laboratory that can handle ALL your insurance plans

If you need additional assistance, call Megan Shapiro at 336-716-2652 or email mshapiro@wakehealth.edu

Quick Reference

Diagnostic Laboratories
Department Chair
A. Julian Garvin, MD PhD

Tel: 336-716-2650
Fax: 336-716-7595


Vice Chair
Gregory Pomper, MD

Tel: 336-716-4311
Fax: 336-716-7595


Wake Forest Diagnostic Laboratories
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
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Last Updated: 08-23-2013
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