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Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology

Division Director: Fred V. Plapp, M.D., PhD

Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Clinical Laboratories

MD: University of Kansas Medical Center
PhD: Pathology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Kansas Medical Center

The Division 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 Division provides a full spectrum of subspecialized expertise including Blood Bank, Chemistry, Cytogenetics, Flow Cytometry, Hematology, Microbiology, Molecular Microbiology, and Point of Care. The clinical laboratory processes over 2.5 million samples per year. Our laboratory is accredited by the AABBCollege of American Pathologists (CAP), CMS, CLIA, FDA and Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)

Division Administration

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

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Mail Stop 3045
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7070
Fax: 913-588-7073