About Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories
Pacific Diagnostic Laboratory, LLC (PDL) is a full-service clinical laboratory serving medical practitioners in Central Coast and Southern California regions. PDL formed in 2007 to offer the highest-quality laboratory services and an unmatched level of customer care.
PDL is committed to fast and accurate testing and an unparalleled level of service to local communities. Our professional, dedicated staff has the skills to handle our patients’ needs with personal attention and care. Review our extensive menu of tests and client services.
Who We Are
PDL employ approximately 300 individuals including Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS’s), Laboratory Assistants, Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPT’s), Client Service Representatives, Couriers, Sales Field Representatives, pathologists (AP) personnel, and various support staff.
Every employee plays a vital role in the success of the organization and is an invaluable member of the team! You may know us as your family members, friends, and neighbors. PDL supports local nonprofit charities, and many of our employees do the same.
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PDL’s centralized locations on the coast of California, state-of-the-art facility and logistics planning allow us to provide same-day results to clients throughout the area. Instead of driving specimens hundreds of miles away, we keep the testing local. Local testing helps ensure specimen integrity and rapid reporting, as well as helping to reduce your carbon footprint on the environment.
PDL’s mission is to support the needs of our patients and the partnership with our providers by delivering high quality, cost-effective, evidence-based laboratory testing services and information.
PDL's core values are excellence, respect, compassion, integrity, trust, commitment, quality and diligence. These are the things that enable us to succeed together.
Our employees are encouraged to make suggestions, participate in planning, offer ideas, and provide feedback and information that will help us meet our goals.
- We exceed physicians’ and patients’ expectations, by providing a broad test menu, easily accessible draw sites, same-day test results, and positive interaction with our dedicated employees.
- We foster an organizational culture that treats clients and employees with respect, integrity and compassion.
- We strive to provide employees with opportunities to develop their skills and talents and encourage superior performance.
Use of Technology
PDL uses advanced information technology (IT) to support our mission of service excellence. Our IT professionals establish physician office connectivity for electronic orders and result reporting.
PDL holds accreditation from The Joint Commission.
Cottage Health Affiliation
PDL is proud to be an independent subsidiary under Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, an affiliate of Cottage Health.