Health Services

Laboratory

Scope of Services

Our Laboratory provides a comprehensive range of anatomic pathology, blood bank, and clinical pathology services to all eligible beneficiaries. We serve as a center of excellence and referral facility for Laboratory Medicine. The Inpatient Laboratory is staffed 24/7 to provide services which meet patient care requirements.

Our Blood Bank and Donor Center collects and manufactures all the blood components necessary to support patient care at NMCP, as well as, supporting the Navy Blood Program and Armed Services Blood Program mission requirements.

The Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), and is licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Laboratory will provide quality support to facilitate operational readiness, patient management, research, training and wellness while providing an environment conducive to good morale.

Vision

We are the Department of Defense’s premier laboratory. We provide the best quality services using the most up to date knowledge and technology to meet the operational readiness, education and health care needs of the community.

Services

Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) Cytology Clinic availability is by appointment only at the FNA Clinic, following referral from your medical provider. Please call the FNA Clinic at (757) 953-1623 or (757) 953-1643 to make an appointment or visit us at NMCP, 1st Floor Main Laboratory CHCC North.


UPDATE: As of Sept. 12, 2022

NMCP's Lab is adjusting their hours for blood donations, platelet Apheresis services, and outpatient phlebotomy services:

Blood Donation and Platelet Apheresis Services Hours of operations as follows:
Walk-ins and scheduled Apheresis platelet donations - 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday and most Fridays.
 
(Apheresis will be closed on the following Fridays: Sept. 16, Oct. 14, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 and Dec. 2.) No service is available on weekends and Federal holidays.
 
If you would like to make an appointment or have a question, please contact Judith Barnes, (757) 853-1717/5602, judith.a.barnes20.civ@mail.mil
 
Outpatient Phlebotomy Services
Hours of operations as follows:
7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
No service is available on weekends and Federal holidays.
 
Three hour Glucose Tolerance Tests will be by appointments only, Phlebotomy Front Desk, (757) 953-1623/1643 Two and one hour Glucose Tolerance Tests will be walk-ins, from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday to Friday Contact Cynthia Sivells, (757) 953-1705, Cynthia.m.sivells.civ@mail.mil if you have any questions

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Phone

757-953-1701

Location

Building 2, 1st Floor

Hours

Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Availability of Services

Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, FNA Clinic, Apheresis, Glucose Tolerance Test

Appointments

Glucose Tolerance Test is available by appointment: 953-1623/1643; Autologous Blood Donation, Therapeutic Phlebotomy and Apheresis: 757-953-1717 or 757-953-1730.

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