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Medical Laboratory

Holy Cross Hospital Medical Laboratory offers a full range of testing services needed to support our primary hospital-based programs, including women and infant services, senior services, surgery, neuroscience and cancer. We also provide high quality and patient focused testing for outpatients and our community health programs.

The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and staffed by a team of professionals who strive to exceed physician and patient requirements. View pathology staff and lab leadership.

The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and American Association of Blood Banks. We are licensed by the State of Maryland. The Laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) program. Learn more about the Holy Cross Hospital Medical Laboratory accreditation and licensure below.

We hope that this website will be a useful tool that will enhance your patient care experience. Our test catalog provides a thorough guide to patient preparation and specimen collection. It will equip you with essential knowledge to obtain accurate test results.

Mission and History
Holy Cross Medical Laboratory provides complete testing needs for all patients who receive care at Holy Cross Hospital and Clinics.  Holy Cross Hospital is a member of the Trinity Health Care System and is celebrating our 50 year anniversary in 2013.  Our mission is based on the spirit of the Gospel and we seek to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities, and to steward the resources entrusted to us.

Holy Cross Hospital provides care for more than 192,000 patients each year. Located in Silver Spring, just north of Washington, D.C., and near the Capital Beltway and Metro transportation system, Holy Cross Hospital primarily serves residents of the state’s two largest jurisdictions, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

The Medical Laboratory reflects the Trinity core values of respect, social justice, compassion, care of the poor and underserved, and excellence.  We exist to support the health ministry of Trinity Health and to be the most trusted provider of health care services in our area. Our professional team achieves this trust through:

  • High-quality, efficient and safe laboratory services
  • Accessible services to our most vulnerable and underserved populations
  • Outreach that responds to community need
  • Ongoing learning and sharing of new knowledge
  • Our friendly, caring spirit

Learn more about us and our mission, values and role.

Accreditation and Licensure

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
For Holy Cross Hospital Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) – 1988
Identification Number: 21D0670639

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
For Holy Cross Hospital Acute Care Service
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) – 1988
Identification Number: 21D09104444

The College of American Pathologists
For Holy Cross Hospital Patient Care Services Point of Care
LAP Number: 7195400
AU-ID: 1458433

American Association of Blood Banks
Accreditation ID: 8645

State of Maryland
Medical Laboratory Permit
Permit Number 035

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Holy Cross Hospital | 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910 | 301-754-7000