Houston Methodist West Hospital offers a comprehensive spectrum of pathology services to our patients. With the full resources and technology of the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine of Houston Methodist supporting our efforts, our physicians are able to provide fast and accurate diagnoses and the best medical care available.
A dedicated professional, technical and administrative staff supports this vital service. The department faculty is comprised of accomplished pathologists, many of whom are leaders in their respective fields. Their clinical experiences and original research are published in the most respected medical journals. Regular clinicopathologic conferences are held to discuss difficult and interesting cases, further ensuring accurate and timely diagnoses. These conferences are especially important when diagnosing rare conditions or reviewing cases presented through the second opinion consultation service.
Our world-class facilities are equipped with the latest innovations in laboratory instrumentation and staffed by trained technologists with extensive expertise in medical laboratory science. Our laboratories are registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and certified by the appropriate accrediting boards and certification programs as required by the Clinical Laboratories Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, including the College of American Pathologists (CAP), American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), and American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Each member of our technical staff is expertly trained in medical laboratory science.
Doctors and patients alike can find a measure of comfort in knowing that the services they are receiving from the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at Houston Methodist West Hospital are efficient, accurate and consistent with the Houston Methodist brand of professional excellence.