Pathology

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Staff members of the University of Chicago Medicine Department of Pathology offer a variety of specialized diagnostic services and other patient care services. For the purpose of these functions, the department is divided into three major sections: Anatomical Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Genomic and Molecular Pathology.

The Anatomical Pathology Section includes autopsy, surgical pathology and cytopathology, and special service laboratories--neuropathology and renal pathology. Many of our physicians have expertise in the following:

  • Bone pathology
  • Cardiovascular and pulmonary pathology
  • Diagnostic electron microscopy
  • Histochemistry
  • Immunocytochemistry/in situ hybridization
  • Tumors of the genital tract

The Clinical Pathology Section includes the following service laboratories:

  • Blood bank/transfusion medicine
  • Clinical chemistry/toxicology
  • Clinical microbiology/immunology
  • Coagulation
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology/hematopathology
  • Molecular diagnostics


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