Lab Services

Delivery of exceptional medical care is dependent on accurate and timely lab results. Lab Services at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital provide lab results that are generated in-hospital without time lost sending specimens to far away medical centers.

Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Laboratory is a full service laboratory open seven days a week that provides diagnostic and phlebotomy services to our hospital, North Slope Borough, Public Health, and other outlying facilities and villages.

The analytical work performed at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), whom is known for their high standards of excellence for accreditation of hospital laboratories. By being accredited by CAP, we are able to standardize testing and focus on the continuity of quality patient care.

Laboratory testing is an essential part of making good health care decisions. Accurate, quick and precise lab results at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital ensure that our patients receive the best care possible in times when it is needed most. Lab work is also an important part of preventative health care and monitoring. In 2014, our lab team completed 368 mammograms, 89 cat scans for village patients, 55 colorectal screenings and provided the lab work for over 9,000 ER visits and 11,000 primary care visits. 

Contact Us

SSMH Main Line: 907 852 4611

Direct Line: 907 852 9214 or 9215

Phlebotomy Hours:

8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Staffed Hours:

Monday, 6:00am - 10:00pm                                        

Tuesday - Friday, Available 24 hours                      

Saturday - Sunday, 8:00am - 12:00pm                                    

On-Call Hours:

Monday, 10:00pm - 6:00am

Saturday - Sunday, 12:00pm - 8:00am