Overview - Northwell Health Labs

The Northwell Health Labs is a full service integrated health system based laboratory network, the largest in the region. It is comprised of a centralized core laboratory and over 60 hospital and outpatient locations. Northwell Health Labs perform more than 25 million tests per year and serves the entire New York Metropolitan area. Our laboratory provides a variety of services including home phlebotomy, lab collection centers, reference testing and consultative and informatics services. These services are provided to patients, physician practices, hospitals, insurance companies, nursing homes, other laboratories and the diagnostic industry. In addition to general testing, the laboratory performs specialized testing in complex microbiology, endocrinology, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, cytology, hematology, immunology, special coagulation, and diagnostic surgical pathology. Northwell Health Labs’ integrated health delivery model allows for continuity of care across the healthcare continuum making our laboratory network a valuable partner to providers, insurance companies, and most importantly the populations we serve. 

Why choose us?

Patients choose Northwell Health Labs for:

  • Advanced training in 15 subspecialties - Our department is staffed by over 40 subspecialty-trained pathologists who focus on specific areas of pathology, ranging from autopsies and breast pathology to thoracic and gastrointestinal pathology.
  • Board-certified and board-eligible pathologists  - Our pathologists have achieved the highest level of proficiency in their specialty.
  • Commitment to education - Through our association with the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, our pathology department actively participates in the training of pathology residents and fellows and educates medical students during their clinical rotations in the laboratory.
  • Leadership in the field - Our pathologists publish regularly in medical journals and are sought-after speakers at national and international conferences.
  • A collaborative approach - Pathologists and research scientists share knowledge with the goal of integrating research findings into improved patient care. We are accredited by: CAP, CLIA, NYSDOH, NCCLS and NGSP

Leadership

James Mackinnon Crawford, MD, PhD

  • SVP of Laboratory Services
  • Chairman of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Chairman of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Medical Director - Clinical Pathology of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Robert Stallone

Site directors

Tawfiqul Alam Bhuiya, MBBS

  • Vice Chairman of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Dwayne Allen Breining, MD

  • Director - Pathology of Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
  • Medical Director - Clinical Pathology of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Director of Pathology, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Florin Vasile Glodan, MD

Laurie Frances Horowitz, MD

Vandana D. Jhaveri, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Urvashi Kapoor, MD

  • Director - Pathology and Laboratory Services of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Plainview Hospital
  • Associate Director - Blood Bank of Laboratory Medicine/Pathology, Syosset Hospital
  • Associate Director - Transfusion Services of Laboratory Medicine/Pathology, Syosset Hospital
  • Director - Pathology and Laboratory Services of Laboratory Medicine/Pathology, Syosset Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Jordan Seth Laser, MD

  • Senior Director - Cytogenetics & Molecular Pathology of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Senior Director - Cytogentetics and Molecular Pathology of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Rachel Glick Robbins, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Henry Simpkins, MD

  • Director of Service - Director of Toxicology & Mol. Virology of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital
  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Gary Carl Stone, MD

  • Department Chairman - Chair of Pathology of Pathology, Huntington Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Samuel Joseph Wahl, MD

  • Chairman - Approved by the Jan 14 Med Board of Pathology, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Chairman-Credentials Committee - Approved by the Dec 10, 2013 Med Board of Pathology, Lenox Hill Hospital
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Kasturi Das, MBBS

  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Judith Paula Brody, MD

  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Morris Clive Edelman, MBCHB

  • Section Director - Pediatric Pathology of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Contact us

Visit Northwell Health Labs to learn about our comprehensive laboratory services, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phone: (800) 472-5757
Fax: (516) 719-1037