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UF Health Medical Lab – Medical Plaza


1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32610-3008
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Medical Plaza exterior

UF Health Medical Laboratories plays a vital role during the course of patient diagnosis, treatment and monitoring. We surpass customer expectations by providing accurate, reliable data to our customers in a timely manner by using cutting-edge testing procedures. Note: There is a pediatric draw station and a separate adult draw station.

UF Health Medical Laboratories implement the latest technology in tests that help people live longer, healthier lives. We excel in all types of medical testing for hospital patients and outpatients and provide full service testing in a number of areas including general chemistry, microbiology, parasitology, virology, surgical pathology, cytology, blood bank, hematopathology and HLA.

Please call ahead to confirm draw station is open.

Draw stations

UF Health operates several conveniently located walk-in draw stations where patients can have their blood collected for laboratory testing at UF Health Medical Laboratories.

  • Medical Plaza 1st Floor Draw Station
    Monday - Friday
    6 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Medical Plaza 2nd Floor Pediatric Draw Station
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Medical Plaza 4th Floor Women's Health Draw Station
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

UF Health Medical Lab locations

Meeting your health care needs

  • Cancer Rehabilitation

    Physical therapy, occupational therapy and massage therapy services for patients experiencing problems associated with surgery or due to side effects of chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

  • Medical Imaging Services

    UF Health offers day-of, on-site imaging services in a qualified medical center.

  • Medical Plaza Specialty Pharmacy

    UF Health Specialty Pharmacy focuses on medication therapy for patients with complex disease states. Medications in our specialty pharmacy range from oral to cutting-edge injectable and biologic products.

  • Outpatient Lab Services

    Full-service, on-site lab services and testing for your convenience.

  • Pharmacies

    Accepts most prescription plans; competitive prices; on-site.

  • Wheelchair and Adaptive Equipment Fitting

    UF Health has an adaptive seating clinic where our therapists evaluate patients for both adaptive equipment and mobility device needs.

For your convenience and peace of mind

  • Accessibility

    Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.

  • ATM and Banking

    Many of UF Health's properties have various branch ATMs and/or branch offices.

  • Baby-Changing Station

    Baby-changing stations are available in many of UF Health's restrooms.

  • Coffee

    Options include Opus Coffee and Starbucks in the hospital atriums.

  • Free Wifi

    Patients and guests get free wireless internet access at UF Health hospitals.

  • Gardens and Outdoor Spaces

    The Garden of Hope, Sun Terrace, and other spaces help patients and families relax.

  • Gender-Neutral Restroom

    Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.

  • Gift Shops

    The Gift Stops offer a wide variety of gifts and products for patients and families.

  • Interpreters / Hearing Impaired

    UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

  • Medical Records

    You can download a form or call (352) 594-0909 to have medical records mailed or faxed.

  • Notary Public

    Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Smoke-Free

    Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.

  • Social Services

    Social workers are part of the patient's care team and work with medical staff and nurses.