United Clinical Laboratories
Providing laboratory services to the tri-state area since 1986
United Clinical Laboratories (UCL) is a medical laboratory providing routine, emergency and reference laboratory services to Dubuque's major health care providers and people residing within a 50-mile radius.
UCL is recognized both locally and nationally for its commitment to quality and its innovative use of resources and technology.
We operate at six sites:
- UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital — Dubuque
- Mercy Medical Center — Dubuque
- Mercy Medical Center — Dyersville
- Medical Associates — Maquoketa
- UCL West Draw Site — Dubuque
- Administrative Offices — Cathedral Square — Dubuque — not a draw site
UCL is a consolidated laboratory with standardized equipment, procedures, and staff training. We are able to provide services to a broad base of medical and industrial clients with ever changing needs.
Dubuque Pathology Associates provides Medical Directors for United Clinical Laboratories.
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