Working Together Seamlessly

Welcome to Pleasant Valley Hospital Laboratory Services, where our modern laboratory and highly trained staff offer a full range of services for patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Led by board-certified pathologist Thomas Dougherty, MD, the  Laboratory department works seamlessly with other clinicians to evaluate prognostic indicators and determine a personalized course of treatment for each patient.

We are proud to offer reliable, accurate and timely laboratory testing, a valuable tool in medical specialties such as obstetrics, oncology and urology. Our department provides laboratory testing for Mason County schools, the West Virginia CARDIAC (Coronary Artery Risk Detection In Appalachian Communities) Project, dozens of nursing homes throughout the region and doctor’s offices in Point Pleasant, Ripley and surrounding communities. With licensed and registered technologists, our laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and the Joint Commission.

For more information about Laboratory Services at Pleasant Valley Hospital, call 304.675.4340.

Blood Profiles

Pleasant Valley Hospital offers wellness blood profiles to the public for $25 during the months of January, April, July, and October. The test includes a complete blood count, blood chemistry panel and lipid profile. Blood profiles may be purchased at Pleasant Valley Hospital Laboratory Monday through Friday (closed holidays) from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Lab work should be performed while fasting 8-10 hours beforehand. No appointment is necessary. Those who purchase profiles should register at the front desk before having lab work performed.


Complete Blood Count
• White Blood Cells
• Red Blood Cells
• Hemoglobin
• Platelets
• Neutrophils
• Lymphocytes
• Monocytes
• Eosinophils
• Basophils
Blood Chemistries
• Glucose
• BUN – (Blood Urea Nitrogen)
• Creatinine
• Uric Acid
• Total Bilirublin
• Alkaline Phosphatase
• Total Protein
• Albumin
• Calcium
• Chloride
• Sodium
• Potassium
• Carbon Dioxide
Lipid Profile
• Total Cholesterol
• HDL – (High Density Lipoprotein)
• Triglycerides
• Calculated LDL – (Low Density Lipoprotein)
• VLDL – (Very Low Density Lipoprotein)
• HDL/Chloesterol Ratio