Laboratory
Services

Northwest Clinical Laboratories (NCL) is a full-service, state-of-the-art clinical testing provider for our system of care. It is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

We perform more than one million lab tests each year. Overseen by eight board-certified pathologists, a PhD chemist and a clinical microbiology consultant, we provide the following testing services:

  • Chemistry
  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular diagnostics (DNA/RNA analysis)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Point of care testing (POCT)

Our laboratories are fully automated with integrated IT platforms. We consistently deploy new technology as we strive to deliver the most accurate and timely test results possible.

A dedicated courier service seven days a week, easy electronic ordering of tests and a staffed customer service line for general inquiries and consultations means you and your physician will have the results in a timely manner. Secure reporting of lab results to your physician’s office gives you peace of mind that your information remains private.

Results Available Online

Your lab results will be available in MyChart to ensure the continuity of your care. If you haven’t already, sign up for NCH MyChart to manage all your health information online.

Billing and Insurance

NCL provides in-network services for all major payors, including Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), Cigna, Humana, Medicaid, Medicare, UnitedHealthcare and many others. Contact our customer service department at 847-618-6000 for questions about insurance or for a comprehensive list of our in-network partners.

Walk-ins

Routine specimen collection is available at any of our convenient locations near you. Walk-ins are welcome.

Laboratory Locations
Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

880 W. Central Avenue

Floor 1

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

847-618-3700

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Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

1051 W. Rand Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60004

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

519 S. Roselle Road

Schaumburg, IL 60193

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

21481 N. Rand Road

Kildeer, IL 60047

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

199 W. Rand Road

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

1632 W. Central Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

15 S. McHenry Road

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

1450 Busch Parkway

Suite 150

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

847-618-3700

X.X mi

Northwest Clinical Laboratories
Northwest Clinical Laboratories

1200 West Algonquin Road

Building M

Palatine, IL 60067

847-618-3700

X.X mi

NCH Hospital and Emergency Department
NCH Hospital and Emergency Department

800 W. Central Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

847-618-1000

X.X mi

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