Pathologists help doctors diagnose and treat diseases by examining samples of fluids, blood, biopsies and other specimens. Their work is vital to the accuracy of treatment used for patient conditions, particularly when it comes to cancer care.

In addition to examining surgical specimens, pathologists at Providence supervise laboratory technicians and assure that laboratory tests are properly performed and reported. Dedicated to precision and accuracy, they provide ongoing education to the medical staff and consult with them on appropriate diagnostic tests.

Our pathologists have examined thousands of breast, cervical, prostate, gastric and colorectal cancers, lymphomas, melanomas and other skin cancers. They provide consultations for:

  • Skin lesions
  • Melanomas
  • Cancer of all types
  • Gynecology cases
  • Gastrointestinal/Colorectal cases
  • Bone marrows
  • Fine-needle aspirations
  • Gynecologic cytology (Pap smears)

Surgical subspecialties include bone and soft tissue, breast, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, head and neck, renal and neurological pathologies.

Consulting and diagnostic services are also available to surgeons in gross dissection, frozen section techniques, history wave processing and straining. Other services include DNA analysis and molecular diagnostics.

Doctors Specializing in Pathology

At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.