Outpatient Testing

Palisades Medical Center offers the latest in outpatient testing technology, conducted by highly-skilled professionals.

The Cardiopulmonary Laboratory diagnoses and treats existing cardiac and respiratory conditions and provides care to prevent complications after surgery. Brain function tests are also performed.

The Clinical and Anatomical Pathology Laboratories provide routine and specialized tests. Skilled medical technologists ensure quality and accuracy.

The Radiology Service offers x-rays, CT scans, nuclear medicine procedures, ultrasound, mammography, and digital angiography, performed by registered radiology technicians and radiologists.

The MRI Center houses state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging equipment that produces superior images up to 75 percent faster than other machines. During the procedure, patients recline in a spacious testing area, listen to music, and relax with aromatherapy.

The Vascular Laboratory conducts safe and accurate non-invasive tests to diagnose circulatory problems.

The Cardiac Catheterization Unit is home to an experienced and dedicated team, to provide you with the highest quality care available. Your medical team includes proven, board certified invasive cardiologists, plus highly-skilled invasive-cardiology registered nurses, cardiovascular technologists and monitor technicians.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (201) 854-5109.

Kunchang (Charles) Song, MD

Clinical Director of the Laboratory


Dr. Song is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and in Cytopathology. He completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and two additional fellowships in Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology at New York University Medical Center. Since 2014, Dr. Song has worked in the Pathology Department at HackensackUMC, as a Pathology Attending and a Cytology Director. He has also served as an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. During his more than 20 years of Pathology practice, Dr. Song has been specifically focused in Pathology areas of the head and neck, thyroid, lung, GI, and hepatobiliary tract. His Cytology expertise can make an immediate Cytology diagnosis in cases sampled by a fine needle aspiration procedure.