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

Annual Sickle Cell Education Day

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Howard University Hospital will serve as a pick up and drop off point for the 8th Annual Sickle Cell Education Day in Annapolis, MD.


Howard University Blood Drive

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Committed, regular blood donors are the backbone of every community blood program. Howard University Hospital and Virginia Blood Services take pride in helping maintain a reliable blood supply year round.


Heart Healthy: Wellness and Prevention Day

Friday, February 26, 2016

Information regarding heart health and tips for prevention heart disease.

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.