Central Texas Pathology Laboratory

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About Us


Your Health is What We're All About

 Just like your personal physician, we are dedicated to your health and well-being. And, we realize that the role we’ve been given concerning your healthcare is a very important one. That’s why each specimen receives careful attention by a pathologist or our supporting technical staff.

We are proud to have been a trusted leader in the medical community for over 50 years. We provide independent pathology laboratory services to physicians, regional medical centers and outpatient surgery centers throughout Texas. We utilize the latest technology to provide accurate and dependable results.

CTPL combines the diagnostic capabilities you expect to see at a major research facility with the rapid turnaround and service you deserve.


Central Texas Pathology Laboratory (CTPL)

  CTPL was formed in 1997 when Waco Clinical Pathology Laboratory and Medical Laboratory Service of Waco merged to form one company.  All pathologists at CTPL are board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Multiple CTPL Pathologists have sub-specialty boards in Cytopathology and Hematopathology.  The pathologists at Central Texas Pathology Laboratory have been serving the Waco-Central Texas area for over 50 years and have combined experience of over 105 years. 


Our Mission Statement

 CTPL is committed to the practice of quality anatomic pathology in the communities it serves.

CTPL will retain a staff of board-certified pathologists, properly trained support personnel, and appropriate technology to achieve high standards.

CTPL is committed to sound short-term and long-term financial decisions and strategies that will allow it to meet the expectations of its patients, referring physicians, and employees, so that it may remain a viable, anatomic pathology laboratory.

CTPL will respond to all professional and employee issues with honesty and integrity. Discrimination, harassment, fraud, and/or abuse will not be tolerated.