Emory Medical Lab

The Emory Medical Laboratory (EML) provides standard as well as esoteric clinical laboratory services. EML performs nearly 4 million tests per year and employs over 400 laboratory professionals. In addition, EML has over 25 faculty members who actively participate in the clinical, research, and education missions of Emory Healthcare.  For more information about EML, please visit Emory Medical Laboratory (EML) Services.

Lab Support Services

Emory Medical Laboratory: Support Services

404-712-LABS (404-712-5227)
404-686-LABS (404-686-5227)
or toll free at 1-800-727-6763

Healthcare Providers may call with questions ranging for routine test orders and results, specimen requirements, or turnaround time information. For issues of a more technical nature, Customer Service will refer callers to the appropriate testing department.


Phone 404-712-LABS (404-712-5227)

Emory Medical Laboratory offers a variety of courier supply distribution services designed to fit the individual needs of our clients. Please contact the Customer Service at 404-712-5227 to arrange courier service.

Listed below is the observed 2009 holiday schedule for limited Stat Courier services. Please contact Customer Service at 404-712-5227 for more information on holiday schedules.

New Years, Thursday, Jan. 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19
Memorial Day, Monday, May 25
Independence Day, Friday, July 3
Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7
Thanksgiving, November, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 27
Christmas, Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25


Phone 404-712-LABS (404-712-5227)

Emory Medical Laboratory's Referral Service is a resource for esoteric laboratory diagnostic testing information. EML utilizes other resources as necessary to provide a high level of service for our patients and their health care providers. Test result turn around times vary, depending on the complexity of the test.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Please contact Referral Services through our Customer Service Department at 404-712-5227.

EML Accreditation Certificates and Licenses

Emory Medical Laboratory (EML) is a fully accredited and licensed clinical laboratory.  EML participates in the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Program and has CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) certification through CMS (Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services). Emory Medical Laboratory also is licensed by the state of Georgia.   For more information, visit EML Accreditation Certificates and Licenses.

EML Normal Lab Values

The Emory Medical Laboratory Normal Lab Reference Ranges can be found under "Quick Links" at http://emoryhealthcare.org/medical-lab-services/index.html#emory.

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

The Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department at Emory is a vibrant, multifaceted department with nearly 120 faculty, more than 50 residents and clinical fellows, scores of post doctorate and graduate students, and over 150 staff, all dedicated to our three core missions of patient care, teaching, and research on human disease.  For more information, visit Emory Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.