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About Us

The pathology laboratories at WakeMed were formed in 1961 to provide high quality anatomic and testing services to Raleigh and the surrounding areas. The pathology laboratories consist of:

  • Centralized laboratories at WakeMed's Raleigh Campus and at WakeMed Cary Hospital
  • Specialized Testing laboratories at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus
  • Satellite Service Laboratories at North Healthplex, Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex and Garner Healthplex
  • Patient Collection Service Laboratories at WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park, North Healthplex, Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex and Garner Healthplex
  • A Laboratory Information System

The WakeMed Pathology Laboratories are dedicated to ensure high quality and accurate testing.  The WakeMed Raleigh Campus, WakeMed Cary Hospital, WakeMed North Healthplex, WakeMed Apex Healthplex, WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex and WakeMed Garner Healthplex laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) with distinction. 

The Pathology Laboratories at WakeMed comply with all federal, state and local regulations.  These regulations include CLIA 1988 and all Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.  

The WakeMed Pathology Laboratories are licensed and accredited by the following agencies:

  • American Association of Blood Banks  (AABB)
  • The College of American Pathologists (CAP)
    • WakeMed Raleigh Campus
    • WakeMed Cary Hospital
    • WakeMed North Healthplex
    • WakeMed Apex Healthplex
    • WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
    • WakeMed Garner Healthplex
  • Food and Drug Administration (Transfusion Services)
  • Health Care Financing Administration (CLIA)
  • The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Facilities (JCAHO) in September 2003

Meet our Pathology Medical Staff