Some physician offices do have the capacity to do lab tests. Large medical groups, especially, may have a fully equipped and staffed clinical lab. Most physicians, however, will send their clinical lab work to outside labs that are typically better equipped, better staffed, fully accredited and independent of the physician’s control. There has always been some question about the quality of physician “in-office” labs.
Annamarie Lammendola-Melone, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursHan Suburban Primary Care
3475 West Chester
Newtown Square, PA 19073
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