VPS Central Lab

Overview

Burjeel Medical City is home to Central Laboratory for entire VPS Healthcare's hospitals across U.A.E. With expert Medical Faculty the purpose-built lab has a comprehensive test menu of over 1000 investigations. The Laboratory utilises Total Lab Automation and integrated solutions across all Lab subspecialties.

Central Laboratory is divided into Core Lab, Unified Anatomic Pathology Lab, Clinical Microbiology Lab & Molecular Lab.

Connected with smart middleware solutions the advance equipment in all sections communicate with Hospital Information System to transfer the results on real-time basis to referring physicians assisting them in better patient management. This helps the Medical Experts across all Lab departments to focus on what matters the most….. Accurate Patient Results

Team that Cares

Dr. Ghaith Makhlouf

HOD - Pathology
Consultant - Anatomic Pathologist

Dr. Rakeshkumar Shah

HOD - Clinical Pathology
Specialist - Clinical Pathologist

Dr. Seema Oommen

HOD - Molecular and Microbiology
Specialist - Medical Microbiologist

Anatomic Pathology

The unified Anatomic Pathology department offers extensive Surgical Pathology & Cytopathology services. Our team of Histopathologists with decades of experience offer multiple sub-specialities e.g., Soft tissue pathology, GI pathology, Gynaecology, Head & Neck.

The lab also offers large In -House menu of I.H.C. markers to help pathology team give conclusive diagnosis.

Services Offered

  • Histopathology Read
  • Intra Operative Frozen Section Service
  • Second Opinion
  • Special Stains
  • Immunohistochemistry Markers
  • Gynecology & Non -Gynecological Cytology

Team that Cares

Dr. Ghaith Makhlouf

HOD - Pathology
Consultant - Anatomic Pathologist

Dr. Amritha Malini

Specialist - Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist

Dr. Hiran Kattilaparambil Ravindran

Specialist - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Core Lab

Core Lab utilises a unique combination Automation + infinity IT solution to manage complex testing and results data flows in efficient & transparent way. The multisite integration helps monitor the performance across all machines in labs and reduces Turn Around Time for the patients for tests in Haematology, Routine & Special Chemistry, Immunology/Serology and Transfusion Services

Services Offered

  • Hematology
  • Specialized Coagulation
  • Transfusion Services
  • Endocrinology
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Serology Immunofluorescence Allergy

Team that Cares

Dr. Rakeshkumar Shah

HOD - Clinical Pathology
Specialist - Clinical Pathologist

Molecular and Microbiology Lab

Molecular Biology Lab uses latest techniques for diagnosing a wide range of Infectious Diseases, Genetic disorders, and Cancers. Techniques such as Real Time PCR, DNA Probe Hybridization & Microarray are used to offer frequently requested tests.

The Lab also houses Bio Safety Lab for dedicated lab for Covid-19

We also collaborate with Centres of Excellence across the globe to offer specialised services like NIPT, Next Generation Sequencing & Multigene panels for Breast, GI, Lung cancer etc.

Microbiology Lab offers Bacteriology & Mycology services. The completely automated identification & antimicrobial susceptibility systems are supported by robust Microbiology Data Management System. This enables the lab to actively participate Antimicrobial stewardship programmes and encourages collaboration between the Physicians, Infection Control & the Microbiologist for better patient outcomes.

Services Offered

  • Covid-19 RT PCR
  • Molecular Testing for Cervical Cancer
  • Microarray -Infectious Disease Testing
  • Bacteriology
  • Anti-Microbial Susceptibility
  • Mycology
  • Anti-Fungal Susceptibility
  • Anti-Microbial Stewardship

Team that Cares

Dr. Seema Oommen

HOD - Molecular and Microbiology
Specialist - Medical Microbiologist