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Clinical Services

Dr. Fred Plapp and Dr. Janet Woodroof in the Automated Clinical Laboratory

Drs. Fred Plapp and Janet Woodroof in Pathology's Clinical Laboratories

Department Administration

  • X. Long Zheng, MD, PhD, Professor and Russell J. Eilers, MD, Endowed Chair, University of Kansas Medical Center, (913) 588-7071, xzheng2@kumc.edu
  • Fred Plapp, MD, PhD, Professor and Medical Director of Clinical Laboratory, University of Kansas Medical Center, (913) 588-9218, fplapp@kumc.edu
  • Fax no: 913-588-7073

The Department provides vital patient services to the Hospital, Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area and outlying medical facilities through our Laboratory Medicine Services.  Faculty are board-accredited and the department provides a full spectrum of subspecialized expertise including Chemistry, Cytogenetics, Hematopathology and Flow Cytometry, Transfusion Services and Medical Microbiology and Immunology. The clinical laboratory processes over 2.5 million samples per year. Our laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), College of American Pathologists (CAP) and Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

Further information on the staffing of our clinical laboratory can be found on our Clinical Staff page.

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Last modified: Jun 25, 2020
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