Pathology: Essential, expert laboratory diagnostics

The UW Health Section of Pathology is a comprehensive diagnostic laboratory service offering a full array of expertise and state-of-the-art technology.


Comprehensive diagnostics

Pathologists at UW Health conduct extensive research in the areas of biology and chemistry of connective tissues, toxicology, immunology and neuroimmunology, pathogenesis of AIDS, carcinogenesis, kidney, endocrine, cardiac and pulmonary diseases, role of free radicals in myocardial ischemia and reperfusion injury, quality assurance in clinical labs, lipid metabolism, catecholamine metabolism and endorphin metabolism and cancer markers.

Services provided

• Autopsy pathology
• Surgical pathology
• Cytopathology
• Hematopathology
• Breast and gynecologic pathology
• Cytopathology including gynecologic, body fluids, and fine needle aspiration
• Dermatopathology
• Gastrointestinal and liver pathology
• Genitourinary pathology
• Neuropathology including muscle and nerve
• Pediatric pathology
• Pulmonary pathology
• Renal pathology/electron microscopy
• Soft tissue/bone pathology
• Transplant pathology
• ENT pathology

Meet our team

Laboratory expertise supporting our providers


On-site diagnostic laboratories