Lakeland's commitment to technology would be remarkable in a community of any size. Our laboratory offers services in hematology, immunohematology, chemistry, microbiology, cytology, histology, and pathology.  We are fully accredited for all disciplines of clinical laboratory testing, and are certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Joint Commission.  Lakeland Laboratory employs more than 150 individuals consisting of pathologists, clinical laboratory scientists, laboratory assistants, phlebotomists, and couriers.  The Laboratory Department at Spectrum Health Lakeland is committed to offering patients and physicians state-of-the-art clinical technology with the highest standard in care.

Your time is valuable

While walk ins are always welcome, we are pleased to offer the option to schedule your laboratory procedure. Scheduled patients are registered prior to their arrival and verified by a patient access representative at the time they arrive for their scheduled appointment.

Call 269-556-2810 or 800-791-2810 to make an appointment.

Use our express registration kiosks to:

  • Check-in for an appointment
  • Schedule a walk-in appointment
  • Make a credit card payment
  • Sign up for MyChart

Kiosks services are available at:

As always, we’re here to help you with any questions.

Lakeland Laboratory also offers outreach services to physician offices, clinics, and extended care facilities. Physicians participating in our Outreach Program are provided with courier services and  the necessary supplies to collect and submit specimens. Inservices for appropriate laboratory medicine topics are available upon request. Our Client Services Department is the resource center for Lakeland Laboratory. They may be contacted at (269) 983-8311 or (800) 513-9193.

Lakeland Medical Center

Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph is a 196-bed hospital providing critical care medicine, hospitalists, medical and radiation oncology, open heart surgery and comprehensive cardiac services, emergency care from board-certified physicians, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, rehabilitation services, behavioral medicine, radiology, and laboratory services. It is also the home of the Frederick S. Upton Education Center, which hosts an array of health education programs for the community.

Services and Specialties

Acute Care
Chest Pain Center
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Lakeland BirthPlace
Sleep Center
Stroke Center
Lab Services


Free parking, Free Wi-Fi, Dining, Gift Shop

Visiting Hours

Lakeland welcomes visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, unless otherwise noted. Visitors may be limited to two at a time per patient. Accommodations for overnight stays are generally available for individuals over 18 years of age. Healthy children of the patient’s immediate family must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

Hours of Operation

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


1234 Napier Avenue
St. Joseph, MI 49085


(269) 983-8300

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Lakeland has a Heart to Serve now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

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