Laboratory Services at Rio Grande

The laboratory at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, TX, is a 24-hour, full service lab. Our lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), allowing us to provide quality healthcare to our patients with a high level of service.

Experienced certified phlebotomists draw blood samples and all tests are performed by Registered Medical Technologists. Our lab service team treats you like family while providing world-class medical services close to home.

We offer a variety of laboratory services including:

  • Chemistry
  • Urinalysis/Serology
  • Hematology/Coagulation
  • Blood bank
  • Microbiology to include molecular testing
  • Anatomic pathology
  • Histology

Our lab also offers point of care testing in the emergency room. This cardiac testing can identify a heart attack within minutes.

Our outpatient labs offer wellness testing—a range of more than 30 basic lab tests available, including cholesterol, thyroid and allergy tests, among others. No appointment or doctor’s orders are needed for wellness screens.

We also offer HeartSource health checks at our north McAllen location, which include total cholesterol, blood pressure check, an EKG and more. Call (956) 682-0502 to make an appointment for a HeartSource health check.

Outpatient Labs

Rio Grande Regional Hospital offers several outpatient labs in the McAllen area for the convenience of our patients. These are full-service labs, affiliated with our main hospital lab. Our outpatient labs also offer wellness screens of common lab tests with no doctor’s orders needed. You can visit our labs at the following locations:

Regional Medical Laboratory - North
5018 North 10th Street, Suite C
McAllen, TX 78504
(956) 682-0502
7am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5pm weekdays
8am to 12 noon, Saturdays

Regional Medical Laboratory – South
901 South 10th Street, Suite 340
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 631-7806
7am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5pm

Regional Medical Laboratory - East
707 W Expressway 83, Ste 600
San Juan, TX 78589
(956) 787-1672
7am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5pm

Related Services

Emergency Services
Heart & Vascular

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