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The UMMC clinical hematology section of the laboratory is staffed by 12 medical technologists and medical laboratory scientists 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and uses the most advanced automated instrumentation to ensure accuracy and precision. The hematology department performs approximately 195,000 tests per year. These include complete blood counts (CBC) and differentials, body fluid counts and differentials, sickle cell screens, reticulocyte analysis, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and hemoglobin electrophoresis.

The hematology department is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to our patients as promptly as possible. If there are any questions, concerns, or comments, our direct phone number is (601) 984-2364.

Section director    John Lam, MD
Lead technologist       Brian McCarty, MHS, BS, MT (ASCP)
Phone(601) 984-2882
TechnologistsNicole Erves
Tracy Henley
Felicia McGee
Jesse Moore
Angela Phillips
Vikki Tillis
Brooke Walters
Gladys Laster
Ella Watkins