Clinical Services

The Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine provides a full range of patient care and diagnostic services for the Houston metropolitan area. We are fully accredited by all relevant agencies: College of American Pathologists, American Association of Blood Banks, and American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, and are registered with the FDA. Our pathologists are available for rapid or emergency medical consultation, treatment recommendations, and issue resolution 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our clinical pathologists and laboratory scientists provide medical and technical direction and oversight for the laboratory, and we have a proactive and strong commitment to programs that significantly enhance quality, patient safety, and efficiency. 

ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY


 Subspecialties 

Breast pathology
Cardiovascular pathology
Cytopathology and fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy
Gastrointestinal, pancreas, and hepatobiliary pathology
Genitourinary pathology
Gynecologic pathology
Hematopathology (surgical)
Medical kidney biopsies
Neuropathology 
Ophthalmic pathology and dermatopathology
Pulmonary pathology
Soft tissue and bone pathology and head and neck pathology

Other Services

AP Secondary Consult Services
Autopsy Service
Electron Microscopy
Immunohistochemistry and FISH (fluorescent in situ hybridization)
Molecular Diagnostics/Pathology
Research Pathology Core


CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 


Clinical Chemistry
Core Laboratory
Diagnostic Immunology
Point of Care Testing
Urinalysis
Clinical Microbiology
Coagulation Testing Services
Hematopathology
Diagnosis of Lymphoid Disorders
Diagnosis of Blood and Marrow Diseases
Flow Cytometry Analysis
Clinical Hematology Testing
Hemoglobinopathy Testing 
HLA and Transplant Immunology
Molecular Diagnostics
Pathology Informatics
Referral Testing
Transfusion Medicine
Cellular Therapy
Therapeutic Apheresis