About VPLS


Vanderbilt Pathology Laboratory Services (VPLS) was established in 1987 to provide the practicing physician access to advanced technical capabilities and medical expertise of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Laboratories.

A Tradition of Excellence
VPLS provides access to an extensive menu of anatomic and clinical referral services available from the laboratories of Vanderbilt Medical Center to over 1,000 healthcare providers in 48 states and 12 countries.

VPLS clients are provided with timely, high quality testing services by our CAP accredited laboratory as well as valuable professional consultation services by our pathologists. In addition, VPLS provides clients with a complete test catalog, requisitions, special collection tubes and containers, specimen transport and rapid result reporting by mail, telephone and FAX. Clients can also log-in to labVU to place lab orders and view patient results on-line. For more information on how to become a labVU user, contact the VPLS Business Office.