Gamma-Dynacare is one of Canada's largest and most respected providers of laboratory services and solutions, with more than 50 years of experience serving Canadians. We operate an integrated, state-of-the-art laboratory system that collects, transports and tests tens of thousands of specimens each day.
Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Gamma-Dynacare operates five laboratories in Ontario (Brampton, Bowmanville, London, Ottawa and Thunder Bay), two in Quebec (Pointe-Claire and Laval) and three in Winnipeg. In addition, Gamma-Dynacare operates 200 Patient Services Centres in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Gamma-Dynacare's 2,300 employees perform more than 48 million tests each year, supporting patients, healthcare professionals and public and private sector clients with the laboratory services and critical information necessary for good health care and health-related decisions.
Our Clients and Services
Our clients include 9 million patients, more than 15,000 healthcare professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, midwives and dentists), governments, regional health authorities, hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinical trial sponsors, employers and insurers.
Our community laboratory services support physicians and other healthcare professionals with specimen collection, transportation, testing and results reporting. In addition to physicians, our community laboratory services extend to community care access centres, community health centres and long-term care facilities.
Our clients also include more than 60 hospitals in eight provinces, as well as regional health authorities from British Columbia to Newfoundland.
As one of Canada’s leading providers of hospital reference testing, we offer our clients an expanded testing menu of thousands of individual assays. The range of services that Gamma-Dynacare provides to hospitals also includes cytology, histology and parasitology support, as well as specialized testing in a number of areas, including allergy, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease and oncology.
Our employee health services include health and wellness screening programs, and employment-related drug testing for both regulated (US Department of Transportation – DOT) and non-regulated industries.
We work with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and contract research organizations to manage the laboratory components of drug and diagnostic clinical studies. Services range from creating the laboratory protocol and procedures manuals to designing the collection kits to final results data transfer.
Gamma-Dynacare is the only Canadian-based company that provides full-service insurance screening, with an extensive menu of tests customized to meet the specific needs and reference ranges set by each of our life and health insurance company clients.
As one of the largest providers of laboratory testing services in Canada, Gamma-Dynacare is at the forefront of researching, developing and validating innovative new screening and diagnostic tests for introduction into the Canadian marketplace. Our team of scientists has been instrumental in the early delivery of new tests in the areas of allergy, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, paternity, ulcers and other problems of the stomach and intestines, and more.