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Centers & Medical Services

The Robert J. Westcott Memorial Laboratory

Timely, Accurate Medical Testing in Imperial Valley

Medical testing is a key component of providing accurate and effective healthcare. At El Centro Regional Medical Center, doctors rely on a full-service testing facility staffed with Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Pathologists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, and various other highly-trained professionals to provide the insight needed to help patients get better.

The Robert J. Westcott Memorial laboratory at ECRMC is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), making it one of only 7,000 medical laboratories to hold such a distinction. CAP is made up of Board-certified pathologists and is a world leader in Clinical Laboratory Quality Assurance. The Robert J. Westcott Memorial laboratory is the only medical lab in Imperial Valley to hold this accreditation.

Just some of the many services provided by this lab include:

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Immunology
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Chemistry and Toxicology
  • Urinalysis
  • Hematology and Coagulation
  • Point-of-Care Testing
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Cytopathology

The ECRMC lab also utilizes Process Excellence® (PEx) processes to streamline lab systems, reduce errors, and present patients and doctors with the most timely and accurate lab results possible.

Contact El Centro Regional Medical Center Labs

ECRMC offers lab services at three convenient locations: on the main ECRMC campus, El Centro Outpatient Clinic and the Calexico Laboratory and Imaging Center. For more information on lab services or upcoming tests, call the facility nearest you.

Main Campus Laboratory Hours
Monday through Friday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
1415 Ross Avenue
El Centro, CA 92243

Calexico Laboratory Hours
Monday through Friday: 6:30 am – 5:00 pm
495 Birch Street
Calexico, CA 92231


El Centro Outpatient Clinic Laboratory Hours
Monday through Friday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
385 W. Main St.
El Centro, CA 92243


The ECRMC Laboratory also offers courier services for patient convenience. These couriers are specially trained to handle medical specimens and are available in El Centro, Brawley, Calexico, Holtville, and Imperial, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am through 5:30 pm.

Call your nearest ECRMC lab to learn more about this courier service.