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Accredited by the Joint Commission, the pathology department at St. Mary Medical Center provides the highest level of pathology diagnostic services and support to the High Desert community.

Pathologists carefully examine samples of fluids, blood, biopsies and other specimens in order to help doctors accurately diagnose and treat diseases.

The multidisciplinary team of technicians, doctors and analysists within our Pathology department is experienced in conducting diagnostic tests with state-of-the-art methods and the highest quality standards.

The core team includes:

  • Pathologists
  • Locums
  • Grossing technicians
  • Transcription analysts
  • Transcriptionists
What do I need to provide in order to pick up my slides?

Please bring a photo ID to pick up your slides. Upon identification, you will be asked to sign a consent form.

After a test, how do I handle and transport my slides?

All slides are submitted in a plastic slide holder and should remain so until further instruction from a physician or pathologist.