Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology
Division Director: Fred V. Plapp, M.D., PhD
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 AABB, College of American Pathologists (CAP), CMS, CLIA, FDA 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.