Department of Pathology & Genomic Medicine

Pathology Genomic
The mission of the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine is to provide high quality, cost-effective patient care in a spiritual environment that fosters the advancement of medical knowledge. We provide excellent diagnostic and therapeutic services and information, develop new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of disease, and educate physicians, scientists, and technologists using state-of-the-art advanced equipment. The faculty in the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine are internationally renowned with expertise in major subspecialty areas of both anatomic pathology and clinical pathology.
message from the chair

James M. Musser, MD, PhD
Fondren Presidential Distinguished Chair
Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Message from the Chair


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Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine 
Houston Methodist 
6565 Fannin St., B490 
Houston, TX 77030 


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