When your child is sick, the pathologists at Arkansas Children’s can perform a wide variety of laboratory tests to figure out what is causing the condition. Our Department of Pathology includes anatomic and clinical laboratories that study blood, cells and tissues to make a diagnosis and find the best treatment for your child’s specific condition. Our expert pathologists perform microscopic and laboratory tests using the most advanced technology. If you or your doctor needs to contact us, please call 501-364-1890.

Tests we provide include:

  • Routine blood work
  • STAT testing
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Blood bank lab
  • Biopsy and surgical tissue tests
  • Coagulation blood tests
  • Microscopic diagnosis
  • Genetic testing
  • Molecular genetic testing
  • Molecular diagnostic testing
  • Immunology testing
  • Metabolic testing
  • Microbiology and Virology testing (bacteria, fungus, viruses, mycobacteria, and parasites)
  • Autopsy testing


The pathology team is located on the second floor of the Sturgis building and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide the answers you and your child’s doctors need.

Contact Us

Arkansas Children's
Pathology Department
1 Children's Way, Slot 820
Little Rock, AR 72202
Office: 501-364-1890
Fax: 501-364-3155