Pathology

Pathology

A vital role in your treatment

Pathology plays a vital role in the diagnosis, research and monitoring of treatment. Regional’s Pathology Department offers a complete range of inpatient and outpatient laboratory testing services in all aspects of anatomic pathology and clinical pathology. Our team of pathologists, histotechnologists and cytotechnologists provide the highest level of diagnostic services to patients and physicians.

The Pathology Department is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by a pathologist on call. Pathologists are also on site from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

The Histology Department is staffed Monday through Friday from 2:00 am to 4:30 pm by a licensed histotechnologist and/ or a pathologist laboratory assistant.

Cytology is staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm by a licensed cytotechnologist.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (408) 259-5000 ext 2370

Some of our specialty areas in Anatomic Pathology are:

Surgical Pathology – All biopsies and tissues are removed at surgery, evaluated and rendered a diagnosis.

Cytopathology - Includes the evaluation of individual cells in fluids from surfaces (a Pap smear is the best known example).

Quality Care is Number One
Providing quality care is very important to us. That’s why quality control measures are in place to evaluate all patient services. Internal and external quality assurance is measured and reported to the Quality Council as well as other outside organizations on a regular basis. Our laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and the AABB (American Association of Blood Banks).

Expert Team
Our department of highly-trained surgical pathologists, cytotechnologists and histotechnologists care about the health and well being of each patient. Each team member is committed to ensuring all tests are performed with the highest level of care and accuracy.