Clinical laboratory testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Coastal Medical laboratory is committed to providing useful tests with high quality results that are accurate, reliable and available in a timely and cost-effective manner.
NOTE: Lab Services During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Starting March 20, 2020, Coastal Medical will temporarily limit its laboratory services to five locations. We recommend you complete lab work only if you were recently directed by your Coastal provider and it is considered critical to your health. If this applies to you, your Coastal provider will be reaching out to you. Please do not visit the laboratory if you have a cough, shortness of breath or a fever over 100.4 degrees.
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Coastal Medical employs well trained professionals who specialize in Clinical Laboratory Science. They perform a wide range of clinical procedures on patient specimens. These procedures include preparing specimens for examination, counting cells, looking for abnormal cells. All Coastal laboratory testing personnel are required to possess both the appropriate national certification (NCA or ASCP) and have an active professional license issued by the Rhode Island Department of Health.
News & Updates
Feb. 6, 2020 (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Coastal Medical and Lifespan have signed a Letter of Intent to pursue an affiliation in which Coastal, a large Rhode Island independent primary care provider, would join Lifespan’s comprehensive academic health care system.
Seven Coastal physicians have been named to Rhode Island Monthly’s 2019 list of “Top Docs.” The recipients were nominated and voted on by their peers based on specialties.