The Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology and its laboratories provide comprehensive clinical services relating to testing and diagnosing various life-threatening diseases, including cancers of the liver, throat, breast, reproductive system, respiratory system, and the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Cytopathology and fine needle aspiration
  • Surgical pathology and autopsy 
  • Hemapathology
  • Microbiology/immunoserology/blood bank
  • Diagnostic erlectron microscopy
  • Academic services

Meet the Chair

Edward Lee, M.D.
Chairman

Related Events

Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 


Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Plant the seed of hope this September during Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood.


9th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell Walk

Saturday, September 12, 2015 The mission of the walk is simple, it is to increase awareness of sickle cell disease and raise money through various fun-filled activities that also encourage healthy lifestyles. Proceeds from the SOS Walk will benefit the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Faces of Our Children, Inc.

Department of Pathology Administrative Office
Medical Arts Building
520 W Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059

Hours of OperationMonday – Friday
Pathology laboratory services are available continuously on a 24 hour basis.