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Bay Clinical Laboratories is a CLIA Certified and COLA Accredited Clinical Reference Toxicology Laboratory dedicated to providing fast, accurate, and comprehensive drug testing to our clients nationwide and right next door in Brooklyn Park, MD.

The Bay Clinical Story

Ian Apap and Brandon MillerSince our inception in 2016, Bay Clinical Laboratories has worked hand-in-hand with addiction treatment centers, pain management clinics, and drug and alcohol detox centers to provide them with a rapid turnaround on urine drug test results. All of our tests are conducted by highly-trained scientists using Advanced Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).

As an Accredited Clinical Reference Toxicology Laboratory, Bay Clinical Laboratories provides an expansive and customizable testing menu composed of over 60 individual analytes. This comprehensive testing, presented in an industry-leading report format, provides a great deal of insight about the substances in a patient’s system and assists in guiding the clinician’s treatment of a patient.

Why Bay Clinical?

Bay Clinical Laboratories provides top-of-the-line customer service, with clinical consultations available from any of our scientists. We have an unparalleled 48-72 hour turnaround for delivery and take pride in our ability to meet the needs of a diverse array of addiction treatment centers, pain management clinics, and drug and alcohol detox centers.

Our Team

The team at Bay Clinical Laboratories brings decades of experience in the fields of immunoassay methods and mass spectrometry analysis together to provide the healthcare industry with cutting-edge drug monitoring solutions.

Michael Chen, Ph.D., F-ABFT: Laboratory Director

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Michael Chen has held numerous prestigious positions in the fields of Chemistry and Forensic Toxicology and has a wealth of experience on over fourteen instruments. Dr. Chen joined Bay Clinical Laboratories in 2016. He began working in the field of Forensic Toxicology in a crime lab in 2008, where he developed and improved analytical methods for screening and confirming illicit and abused drugs for DUI and postmortem cases. He has testified in court as a witness to offer his expertise in the field of drug abuse analysis. He has been published in more than thirteen publications, including one of the very first publications using LC-TOF to screen comprehensive drug panels in forensic toxicology applications. Dr. Chen has been invited to give over ten presentations and workshops throughout the world. He is also a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology and a full member of Society of Forensic Toxicology and American Association for Clinical Chemistry.


Ian Apap

Ian Apap: Laboratory Manager

Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Ian Apap has over 3 years of research and development in the field of Neuroscience from the Mac Planck Florida Institute and the Scripps Research Institute. Ian has over 6 years of experience in the field of clinical chemistry and maintains a national medical technologist’s license through the American Association of Bioanalysts in clinical chemistry.


Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller: Laboratory Technician

Bachelor of Science, Biology
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD

Brandon Miller is a former UMBC Transgenic Plant laboratory technician with a background in cell biology, microbiology, and molecular genetics. Through the UMBC Phage Hunters program, Brandon has co-authored 3 articles which were published by the American Society of Microbiology.