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Laboratory Medicine

Division Director: Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D.
Medical Director, Clinical Laboratories

Ph.D.: Organic Chemistry, Stanford University
Postdoc Fellowship: Clinical Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle
MS: Analytical Chemistry, University of Georgia
BS: Chemistry, Calcutta University, India

The Division provides vital patient services to the Hospital, Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area and outlying medical facilities through our Laboratory Medicine Services.  Faculty are board-accredited, and the Division provides a full spectrum of subspecialized expertise including Blood Bank, Chemistry, Cytogenetics, Flow Cytometry, Hematology, Microbiology, Molecular Microbiology, and Point of Care. The clinical laboratory processes over 2.5 million samples per year. We performed 4.9 million billable tests in fiscal year 2021. Our laboratory is accredited by the AABBCollege of American Pathologists (CAP)CMSCLIA, FDA and Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

Division Leadership

X long Zheng portraitX. Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell J. Eilers, M.D.
Endowed Chair and Service Chief

Zhan (Johnny) Ye portraitZhan (Johnny) Ye, M.D., Ph.D., FCAP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Blood Bank

Division Faculty by Subspeciality


Administrative Contact:

Heather Hanna
Coordinator II
1604 Hospital
Phone: 913-588-7192
Fax: 913-588-7073

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Mail Stop 3045
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7070
Fax: 913-588-7073