American Esoteric Laboratories Central Region is a regional provider of esoteric and clinical customer service.

AEL testing locations include the core laboratory in Memphis, Tennessee and AEL East (formerly Physicians Medical Laboratory) in Knoxville, Tennessee with our primary patient service center at AEL Central in Nashville, Tennessee. AEL is the MidSouth Division of Sonic Healthcare USA and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, CLIA-approved and licensed by the State of Tennessee.  AEL operates convenient patient service centers throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Kentucky.  

Our Commitment

  • Fast, accurate results.
  • Friendly, helpful service
  • Exceed customer expectations

What we offer

  • Clinical accuracy
  • Esoteric test menu
  • Forensic toxicology services
  • Comprehensive microbiology services
  • Phlebotomy stations
  • Cytology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Professional couriers
  • Extensive managed care network
  • Professional consultations

Areas of testing

  • Chemistry
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Hematology
  • Coagulation
  • Immunology
  • Cytology/Anatomic Pathology
  • Infectious disease diagnostics (including Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Parasitology, Mycology, Virology, and Molecular Diagnostics)
  • Urinalysis
  • Toxicology