Uvita Lab

About Us

Uvita Lab, located in the heart of the Osa Peninsula, is an advanced diagnostic laboratory and a key strategic partner in the region. Under the expert leadership of Dr. Carol Castro, specialist in Microbiology, and Dr. Kevin Gannon, General Practitioner, our laboratory prides itself in offering high precision and quality clinical analysis services. Together, Dr. Castro and Dr. Gannon lead a team dedicated to providing reliable diagnostics and personalized care, ensuring that each patient receives the best possible care. Although Uvita Lab operates independently, its partnership with Medi Red Costa Rica reinforces our shared commitment to excellence in healthcare services.

What represents us

Our Values

Commitment to Excellence

At Uvita Lab, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care, using the most advanced technologies and following the best practices in every service we offer.

Patient Centered Care

Our primary focus is patient wellness. We strive to provide a personalized, empathetic and respectful healthcare experience for each individual we serve.

Constant Innovation

We value innovation as a fundamental pillar to continuously improve our services and treatments, thus ensuring that our patients always have access to the latest in medical care.

Integrity and Ethics

We maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethics in all our operations, ensuring transparency, honesty and reliability in our work and in our relationship with patients.

Collaboration and Teamwork

We believe in the power of collaboration and teamwork. Our healthcare professionals work together to offer comprehensive and effective solutions, focusing on holistic patient care.

Social Responsibility

We are committed to social responsibility, actively contributing to the well-being of our communities and promoting sustainable practices that respect the environment and society in general.

Our management team

Meet part of our team.


Dr. Kevin Gannon

Dr. Kevin Gannon, with his extensive knowledge and innovative approach, is a key player for Medi Red in the opening of medical centers in the Central and South Pacific. This led him to believe in Uvita and join with Dr. Carol Castro to provide a high quality service.


Dr. Carol Castro

Dr. Carol Castro is a key figure at Uvita Lab, our state-of-the-art laboratory located in Uvita. As an expert in clinical analysis, Dr. Castro brings a unique blend of technical precision and personal care to her work.

Patient Testimonials

Find out what our patients say about us: read their experiences and testimonials that reflect the commitment and quality of care we offer at Uvita Lab.

Nicole Salminen (Nikki)

"The lab and everyone who works here is so amazing, friendly and welcoming. I have had to use it a lot frequently as I navigate figuring out an illness and they have been super helpful. Super efficient and I get my results quickly. It's been great working with Uvita lab".

J.P. Fortier

"Great, fast service. We brought our kids in for blood work and they came prepared, helpful and distracting with a bubble machine, balloons after while we waited. Really recommended. Results back via WhatsApp very quickly."

Ashley Woodford

"The ladies working were very nice and helpful. Very modern and clean building. I was seen immediately. My Spanish is a little limited and there was someone who could communicate with me in English which was super helpful 🙏🏼 ..."

Our Blog

Welcome to the Uvita Lab Blog, your trusted source for health and wellness information and advice. Here we will share insights, news and trends from the medical world, delivered directly from our experts. Stay informed and connected with the latest innovations and practices in healthcare.

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