Second Opinion Consultation

Please send slides (and preferably blocks or 5 unstained slides for possible immunohistochemistry), and original pathology report.

Test Request Form

Please download and fill out an HMDL Ophthalmic Surgical Pathology Form. Place the slides in adequate transport containers with protection and test request form in a padded envelop. Please be sure to provide a detailed history and any specific questions to be answered.


Pack the sample(s) with test request in a padded envelop, labeled FRAGILE.
Send regular mail, overnight by Fedex or other courier with sample tracking.

Shipping Address

Houston Methodist Diagnostic Laboratories
Attention: Dr. Chevez-Barrios
6565 Fannin Str., M247
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713-441-1250
Fax: 713-793-1603

Contact information: Laboratory Client Services
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (CST)
Phone: (713) 441-4411 or 1 (855) 522-3282 (LABDATA)
Fax: (713) 441-4412