When you need blood work done, you want fast, accurate results. That’s what you can count on when you use the laboratory services offered by Rio Grande Hospital. We are a modern full-service lab, equipped with the latest in technology
And our lab is staffed by friendly certified phlebotomists (medical professionals who draw blood) and licensed clinical laboratory professionals. The team is led by a board-certified pathologist, Dr. Kendal Knaus, and managed by Ashley Weakland since 2018.
Along with the convenience you find at Rio Grande Hospital’s Laboratory, you can count on medical professionals known for their friendliness and ability to help you feel comfortable before any blood draw or procedure. And they always do their very best to secure a satisfactory specimen on the first try.
We are open from 8:00 AM to – 6:00 PM, Monday-Friday for outpatients, and we have staff available 24 hours for inpatients and emergency services. Due to the current pandemic, we ask that you call 719-657-4135 to schedule a appointment. This assures we have received your lab order and that we have your requested testing supplies. Thank you for understanding.
Fax Number: 719-657-4134
to understand your lab results
Dr. Kendal Knaus
Laboratory Medical Director
Date of hire: February 1, 2008 M.D.
Dr. Knaus completed:
- Residency in Pathology at University of CO Health Science Center in Denver, CO
- Licensure and Certificates: American Board of Pathology, General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
- Medical School- Baylor College of Medicine at Houston, Texas
Hobbies include: Outdoor Activities and History.
With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.
We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.
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