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Health Services

Laboratory Services

Laboratory services are provided by physician pathologists and more than 70 technicians and technologists. These individuals represent multiple departments, including:

  • Blood Banking
  • Chemistry
  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Histology
  • Immunology
  • Laser Scanning
  • Microbiology (performed by Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
  • Pathology
  • Phlebotomy

We conduct everything from routine tests ordered by your physician in conjunction with annual physicals to testing requested for the complex diagnosis or monitoring of medical conditions. For patient forms, please visit our Hospital Forms section.

For Home Care agencies: Critical and STAT specimens should be delivered directly to the main laboratory on the Lake Forest campus for optimal test turnaround time. Patients must be registered.

For more information on test requirements or directions to any of our locations, please call our Laboratory Department at 847.535.6119. To schedule an appointment, please contact Patient Scheduling at 847.535.8000.


Laboratory Outreach for Physicians

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital's Laboratory Outreach program provides our quality laboratory testing for physicians with discounted pricing on tests. Services include patient service centers, courier pick-up, custom forms and front-end ordering through Lifepoint Informatics.

The Laboratory Outreach program requires a special outreach account. For more information, please contact 847.535.7200.

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Outpatient Laboratory Locations

Lake Forest

660 North Westmoreland Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Holidays


1475 East Belvidere Road
Grayslake, IL 60030

Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays

We offer a variety of appointment times to best fit our patients' busy schedules. Please call to determine the best appointment time for you.
Fax orders to: (847) 535-8001

Laboratory Services

Lake Forest
(847) 535-8000
(847) 535-8000