American Hospital Dubai is proudly home to the first College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accredited Laboratory in the UAE, a significant endorsement of its highest international standards of excellence. Our full service laboratory opened in 2001 and it operates 24/7 to provide quality test results that can quickly meet our patient’s needs.
The laboratory is headed by American Board-certified pathologists with subspecialties in histopathology, cytology, and hematopathology. Our histopathology and cytology service includes routine histology, frozen sections, immunohistochemistry, histochemical staining, fine needle aspirates, liquid-based cytology and pap smear, flow cytometry. Expert opinions for complex cases can be sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratory, USA.
Using the most advanced equipment and sophisticated technologies, AHD’s skilled technologists generate over a quarter of a million test results each year. Our services encompass biochemistry, hematology, transfusion medicine, microbiology, HPV PCR, sexual health profile, and in-house rapid molecular testing for infectious agents of upper respiratory tract, gastro- intestinal tract and meningitis. Tests that cannot be handled in-house are outsourced to accredited laboratories in the United States or Europe, most commonly Mayo Clinic Laboratory, USA.
Our outstanding testing services are not limited to American Hospital Dubai patients. The AHD Path Lab also provide its expertise for external clinics and laboratories, as well as community-based and overseas physicians.