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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute Departments & Centers

Department of Pathology

Examining and interpreting pathology specimens.

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Department of Laboratory Medicine

Analyzing and interpreting patient specimens

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Brian Rubin, MD, Phd | Chair, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute | Cleveland Clinic

Why Choose the Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute?

The Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute (RT-PLMI) touches virtually every patient at Cleveland Clinic and thousands of patients across the world. From simple blood tests to sophisticated DNA analysis and expert biopsy interpretation, RT-PLMI serves a vital role in diagnosing, treating, and monitoring disease. With approximately 1,400 dedicated caregivers processing more than 20 million tests annually, the RT-PLMI laboratories are often cited as the largest volume hospital laboratory in the United States. RT-PLMI also provides pathology and laboratory services to external clients through our reference laboratory, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories.

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