About Us

About Us

The University of Iowa Diagnostic Laboratories (UIDL) is a leading anatomic and clinical pathology reference laboratory affiliated with the prestigious University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Pathology, performing over 2.5 million tests per year. UI Hospitals is consistently recognized by U.S.News & World Report as one of the nation's best hospitals, with many of its clinical specialties ranked among the best.

Our collaborative and comprehensive academic approach to laboratory medicine ensures timely, accurate, high-quality diagnostic interpretations, and advanced unique testing with cases often reviewed by 3-4 pathologists.

The UIDL is honored to serve local, regional, and national hospitals, children’s hospitals nationwide, laboratories, physician clinics, government and research facilities.

The UIDL team is comprised of over 25 academic board-certified pathologists with subspecialty training and expertise, and over 600 experienced and highly-skilled scientific and administrative staff working together daily to deliver the highest quality services to our clients and their patients.

With dedicated and innovative leadership, the UIDL is continually evolving and expanding its consultative services and comprehensive test menu.

Robert A. Robinson, MD, PhD
UIDL Medical Director, Professor of Pathology
Surgical and Cytopathology, Head and Neck Pathology
Mary Sue Otis
Mary Sue Otis, MBA, CPA
UIDL Manager

Contact Us:  We are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Our staff can assist you with ordering our services, submitting specimens, ordering supplies, answering billing questions, processing account payments, and more. Please call us with any questions you may have about our procedures and services or Email us directly.

Client Services
Monday-Friday - 8:00 am-6:30 pm CST
Saturday - 8:00 am-1:00 pm CST
Phone - 866-844-2522
Fax - 319-384-7213

Mailing & Shipping Address
University of Iowa Diagnostic Laboratories (UIDL)
Department of Pathology
200 Hawkins Drive 5231 RCP
Iowa City IA 52242-1087

Billing Services
Monday-Friday - 8:00 am-4:30 pm CST
Phone - 319-353-7958
Fax - 319-384-7213