Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute Departments & Centers
Department of Pathology
Examining and interpreting pathology specimens.
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Analyzing and interpreting patient specimens
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.