Lakeshore Medical Group Lab
Due to Covid-19 we are no longer accepting walk-ins at our lab. If you require blood work (either as a standing order or as a recent request by your doctor) you must contact the lab directly to book an appointment. Please call 905-845-4511 ext. 224 and leave a message with your first and last name, and your request. Please note that due to a higher than usual volume of calls, we will contact you within 2 business days.
For more information on how our office and lab procedures have changed, and for updates on COVID-19 click HERE.
*** Please note – our lab is for patients of Lakeshore Medical Group only. We are not a public lab ***
345 Lakeshore Rd. East, Suite 505
Oakville, ON L6J 1J5
Phone: 905-845-4511 extension 224
Open Monday to Friday
Pre-booked appointments (phone ahead to book fasting bloodwork)
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
Closed daily from 12:30pm – 1:15pm
- Holter monitors
Frequently Asked Questions
What time do I have to stop eating/drinking for fasting bloodwork? Can I drink water?
You MAY have water.
Do I need to stop my vitamins, thyroid, blood pressure or cholesterol medications prior to having my bloodwork drawn?
No, take all your medications as directed.
How early do I need to do my bloodwork in order for my doctor to have the results for my office visit?
Please have you bloodwork drawn at least 1 week before your office visit.
When should I do my bloodwork if I am on digoxin, seizure medication or an antidepressant?
Blood tests are best done prior to your next dose or at least 6 hours after your last dose.
Can I pre-book my lab appointment for fasting bloodwork?
Yes, for fasting bloodwork only. Contact the lab at 905-845-4511 ext 224 to pre-book your appointment. A pre-booked appointment is not necessary but, if you would like one, call the lab and leave a message with the date you would like to come in. You will receive a telephone confirmation of your appointment.
Is there anything I should avoid doing prior to having my bloodwork drawn?
If possible, avoid smoking, chewing gum or exercising prior to having your bloodwork as these activities may stimulate the digestive system and alter your test results.