Specimen Procurement


Regina Kwon, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor | Medical Director, Shared Services

David Chou, MD, MS, FCAP

Professor Emeritus

Patrick C. Mathias, MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations | Associate Medical Director of Informatics | Medical Director of Airlift NW POCT

Chihiro Morishima, MD

Professor | Co-Director, Clinical Immunology

The Specimen Procurement Division provides pre- and post-analytical clinical laboratory support for UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Harborview Medical Center plus four ambulatory care clinic sites. Each medical center has a Phlebotomy Services operation that supports inpatients with variable outpatient hours according to the local needs. Specimen Processing Services operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at each medical center location. Courier Services provides specialized sample transport for clients between sites of collection and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Client Support Services provides 24/7 pre- and post-analytical customer support as a call center operation. Research Testing Services coordinates research-related activities performed by the department.

Specimen Procurement Division Operational Links

Specimen Processing Services

UW Medical Center - Montlake, Specimen Processing Services

1959 NE Pacific Street, Room NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206.598.6224
24 hours

UW Medical Center - Northwest, Specimen Processing Services

1550 N 115th Street, Room A256
Seattle, WA 98133
Tel: 206.668.1344
24 hours

Harborview Medical Center, Specimen Processing Services

325 9th Avenue., Room GWH-47
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206.744.3451
24 hours


Deborah Bell: UW Medical Center - Montlake, Manager Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing Services, dlby@uw.edu

Marivic Sanchez: UW Medical Center - Northwest, Day Shift Supervisor Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing Services, marivics@uw.edu

Ryan Spaeth: UW Medical Center - Northwest, Evening/Night Shift Supervisor Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing Services, rspaeth@uw.edu

LaToyce Lindsey: Harborview Medical Center, Manager Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing Services, lindsl6@uw.edu