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Holy Family Medical Center
100 North River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-297-1800, ext. 3900

Providing quality services in your neighborhood

The Laboratory at Holy Medical Center offers a full array of services to benefit your medical practice and meet the needs of your patients. We understand your needs when you order a test for a patient. You need fast, accurate results that you can use to reassure patients when all is clear, or begin treatment immediately when a problem is found. You can rely on us for timely, precise answers.

Commitment to Excellence

Our board-certified pathologists and laboratory scientists are dedicated to providing you high quality laboratory testing services and are always available for consultation. An experienced clinical and anatomic pathology support team uses state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and procedures to conduct a full range of testing.

Commitment to Service

We provide a fast, seamless process with great customer service. When you have special questions or concerns, you will have direct access to our board-certified pathologists and laboratory scientists by phone or e-mail. We are always here to communicate with you and develop the personal ties that result in highly personalized service.


Because we are located nearby, we are able to be extremely responsive to your need for a quick turnaround.

Cost Effective

At the Holy Family Medical Center Laboratory, you’ll receive the same level of service and pricing as large commercial laboratories, with the convenience of a local hospital-based laboratory. Billing options are flexible — including patient, Medicare and a wide variety of insurance plans.


Routine tests are completed within 24 hours. Final culture reports require a minimum of 48 hours from the time of receipt. The reporting time on esoteric test results varies depending on the complexity of test procedures. Partial and completed test results are faxed daily. Final patient reports are mailed on a timely manner.


  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement
  • Amendments (CLIA)
Laboratory Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Important Phone Numbers
Hospital (847) 297-1800
Laboratory Ext. 3900
Laboratory Manager Ext. 1934
Medical Director Ext. 1930
Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

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