Anatomic Pathology Outreach Services

The CDC has emphasized that the key to diagnosing and recognizing disease lies in the hands of laboratory professionals and pathologists.

Histology

  • Full-service laboratory
  • Routine surgical pathology
  • Routine oral pathology
  • Routine and complex special stains: IHC and IF
  • Neuromuscular service
  • Placental service
  • Kidney service
  • Liver service

Electron Microscopy

  • Complete workup of kidney and muscle biopsies, includes ultrastructural evaluation
  • Nerve, tumors, skin and platelets can also be processed
  • An out-of-paraffin workup may be helpful for diagnosis
  • Rapid turnaround

Cytology

  • Full-service diagnostic laboratory
  • ThinPrep® and conventional Paps and Reflex HPV testing
  • One-vial Pap/GC/Chlamydia testing with microbiology laboratory
  • Fine needle aspiration
  • Non-gynecologic specimens
  • ThinPrep® imaging system
  • Extensive quality assurance program
  • Access to three board-certified cytopathologists for questions and interpretations

Support Services

  • Pre-printed, customized requisitions
  • Supplies
    • Specimen containers with formalin
    • Microscope slides and slide folders
    • Cytology fixative
    • Alcohol containers for fluids and FNA slides
    • PapKits with cervical cytobrushes or brooms and plastic spatulas
    • ThinPrep® vials
    • Poly bags for specimen and requisition transport
  • Detailed reports may include color photos and digital images
  • Daily courier service
    • Specimen pick-up
    • Report delivery
    • Specimens accessioned within one hour of receipt
  • Turnaround time
    • Surgical and Oral Pathology (routine) - 24 hours
    • Cytology - 48 hours
    • Electron Microscopy - 48 to 72 hours
    • Verbal reports given on rush basis and include unexpected or malignant results
  • Third party billing
  • Most health plans accepted
  • Direct access to pathologists for questions, problems or interpretations
  • In-service and continuing education programs upon request

Pathologists/Faculty

Photo of Enrique Ballesteros, M.D.Enrique Ballesteros, M.D.
Director, Hematopathology
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Specialty Areas: Hematopathology and Laboratory Hematology

Photo of Ellen Eisenberg, D.M.D.Ellen Eisenberg, D.M.D.
Chair, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Director, Oral Pathology Biopsy Service
Professor, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine
Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine
Photo of Faripour Forouhar, M.D.Faripour Forouhar, M.D.
Professor, Pathology

Specialty Areas: Surgical Pathology, Cytology, GI Pathology, Fine Needle Aspiration

Photo of Poornima Hegde, M.D.Poornima Hegde, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Director, Autopsy Service

Specialty Areas: Surgical Pathology, Cytology, Fine Needle Aspiration

Photo of Easwar Natarajan, B.D.S., D.M.Sc.Easwar Natarajan, B.D.S., D.M.Sc.
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Photo of M. Melinda Sanders, M.D.M. Melinda Sanders, M.D.
Chief, Anatomic Pathology
Professor, Pathology
Director, Surgical and Cytology Services

Specialty Areas: Surgical Pathology; Cytology; Gynecologic, including Placental, Pathology

Photo of Qian Wu, M.D., M.Sci.Qian Wu, M.D., M.Sci.
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Specialty Areas: Neuropathology, Neuromuscular Pathology

Photo of Harold Yamase, M.D.Harold Yamase, M.D.
Director, Electron Microscopy Services
Associate Professor, Pathology

Specialty Areas: Renal Pathology, Electron Microscopy, Immunohistochemistry

 

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Office Hours

Histology
Hours: Monday through Friday,
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone: 860-679-2883

Electron Microscopy
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 860-679-3609

Cytology
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 860-679-4257

Office Location

John Dempsey Hospital
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3985
Phone: 860-817-4237
Directions


Related Services

Dermatopathology

Oral Pathology Biopsy Service