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Laboratory & Pathology

Contact Information

Kootenai Health's
Laboratory & Pathology Services 
2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
(208) 625-5858


College of American Pathologists (22047-01) 
Health Care Financing Administration (CLIA 13DO522151)

Laboratory and Pathology

Kootenai Health's Laboratory & Pathology Services provide a full range of diagnostic laboratory services that support acute care, emergency care, and routine out-patient testing.

The central laboratory at Kootenai Health provides testing in several specialties including:

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Pathology
  • Immunology
  • Endocrinology
  • Toxicology

Additionally, the laboratories provide full support of hospital based point-of-care testing such as whole blood glucose, blood gases, and critical care testing.

The laboratories have a full staff of pathologists, laboratory scientists, and other specialists to assist you with questions concerning any aspect of laboratory medicine, clinical pathology or anatomic pathology.

Laboratory & Pathology Services also provide outpatient testing through the Alpha Medical Laboratory, as a partnership between Kootenai Health and Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML). A number of convenient patient service centers are available in the Coeur d’Alene area through this partnership.

Medical Director

Michael deTar, MD
Michael deTar, M.D.

Kootenai health affiliates