Our laboratory ensures accurate and timely turnaround of lab tests at both our KW and Freeport Campuses, as well as to our external clients. We perform approximately two million lab tests a year.
Non-registered outpatient testing takes place in the community. Please contact your doctor’s office for a list of blood and specimen collection locations.
Our laboratory is located on the third floor of Grand River Hospital’s KW Campus in the D wing (down the hall from the Gift Shop).
We are open Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm.
You can reach us by calling 519-749-4300 extension 2238.
You are also welcome to review our
Frank Holotta: using the science of cells and tissues to support careApril 21, 2017
Frank Holotta provides patient care without ever seeing a patient. Frank support histology and cytology studies in Grand River Hospital’s lab.
Stacie France: helping to train the next generation of lab techsApril 20, 2017
Stacie France is working hard with today’s new medical laboratory students to make sure GRH has laboratory care staff well into the future. Medical laboratory technologists (MLTs) are vital to the health care system.
Renee Giroux: keeping patients’ needs at the top of her mindApril 19, 2017
Laboratory medicine involves many different disciplines, all helping to contribute to specialized care. For Renee Giroux, her work in pathology is vital for informing care decisions related to cancer.
Carol Ellis: the importance of medical lab techsApril 18, 2017
The future of lab care for Carol Ellis was set just when she became a teenager. In grade 7, Carol Ellis did a project on a career in medical laboratory technology. Now, she’s worked in the microbiology laboratory for 30 years.
Christine Bruce: providing leadership to the laboratories of Grand River and St. Mary’s hospitalsApril 17, 2017
Christine Bruce has a major role to play in ensuring the effectiveness of laboratory care at Kitchener’s two hospitals.
Daphne Hale: an incredible centennial blood donorDecember 8, 2016
“I always get asked the same question by the screening nurse at the blood donor clinic – ‘How long are you going to keep donating?’” they ask. Her answer is the same every time – “for as long as you will take my blood.”