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.

Related Events

Smoking Cessation Support Group

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A monthly support group dedicated to assisting current smokers in their journey to quit.

Bariatrics Support Group Meeting

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A monthly support group dedicated to assisting bariatric weight loss patients.

46th Annual Drew/Syphax Lecture and Seminar

Monday, March 21, 2016

A lecture and seminar which annually updates physicians and other healthcare professionals on the latest surgical topics and research; named in honor of Dr. Charles R. Drew and Dr. Burke Syphax.

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.