Laboratory

Phone (970) 479-7280 | Fax (970) 479-7186.
 
The Vail Valley Medical Center Laboratory is located on the second floor of the hospital and is open 24 hours/day, seven days/week. Outpatients are welcome from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, 7 days/week. 
 
The laboratory's team of experts include board-certified pathologists, accredited medical technologists and skilled laboratory assistants, who are available for consultations, questions and educational seminars. The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and offers a broad in-house pathology and blood work menu to best serve the needs of our patients and physicians.
 
The Laboratory is a service of Vail Valley Medical Center. 

FAQs

The results for most tests are available the same or next day and are provided to your physician.

If your doctor orders a blood sugar, chemistry profile, lipid profile, cholesterol or triglyceride test, do not eat for 10 hours prior to having your blood drawn. Call the lab at (970) 479-7280 if you are unsure about other tests.
 
Yes, the lab needs a physician's written request before we can collect or perform any test. Physicians can mail, fax or phone orders to the laboratory. Phone orders must be followed up by a written request.
 
Mailing Address:
Vail Valley Medical Center
Attention: Laboratory
PO Box 40,000
Vail, CO 81658
 
Phone: (970) 479-7280 | Fax: (970) 479-7186
 
You may obtain a copy of your results from the hospital's medical records department or directly from your physician.
 
To receive pricing for tests, call the lab directly at (970) 479-7280.
 
Appointments are not necessary for most outpatient services; however, please call (970) 479-7280 to make an appointment for the following services:
 
   Therapeutic phlebotomies
    Male fertility testing
    Organ donor screening tests that need to be sent to a special laboratory as indicated by your physician.