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Excellence in Skin Disease Diagnostics

Our mission is to provide reliable superior interpretation of skin, hair and nail biopsy specimens. We provide up-to-date expert diagnostic services by integrating a full range of immunological and molecular tests in our state-of-the-art laboratory.

We offer a comprehensive array of dermatopathology diagnostic services performed in-house:

  • Routine histology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunofluorescence
  • Molecular T- and B-cell clonality assays
  • Melanoma genetic testing

All dermatopathologists are readily accessible for phone or email consultation.

Rapid turnaround time: 24 hours for rush cases, 48 hours for routine cases.

Multiple report delivery formats: Fax, mail, secure web portal.

Clinicopathologic correlation: Phone or secure email.

Grand Rounds presentation of challenging cases: Patients presenting with diagnostic or therapeutic challenges may be examined at the weekly Grand Rounds conference held by the Division of Dermatology at Washington University. Clinical faculty members will discuss the clinical presentation and biopsy results of each patient and offer diagnosis and treatment recommendations to the referring physician.

Insurance contracts with providers in your area.

Complimentary supplies, local courier pickup or overnight FedEx shipment of your specimens.

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