When your doctor orders a lab test to help diagnose your condition or plan your treatment, they depend on the pathologists and lab technologists at Emory Medical Laboratory. Pathology professionals examine tissues under a microscope and perform testing and analysis to help your doctor develop a customized treatment plan for you.

Emory Medical Laboratory Details:

  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified
  • College of American Pathologist (CAP) accredited clinical laboratory
  • One of the largest, most comprehensive medical labs in Georgia
  • Performs more than five million lab tests each year
  • Expertise analyzing and diagnosing routine to complex tests, e.g., organ transplant, cancer treatment, and more


Many diagnostic tests we use today were discovered through basic research in the lab. Emory researchers continue to seek better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease through ongoing research — studies to improve care today and in the future. Click to learn more.

Emory Clinic Department