Surgical Pathology Consultation Services
Under the direction of Stanley Hamilton, M.D. (digestive system pathology), our team of surgical pathologists provides accurate and timely support during the initial stage of diagnosis, as well as during ongoing disease management. With subspecialty expertise, Sue Chang, M.D. (cytopathology, head & neck pathology), Javier Arias-Stella, M.D. (breast, gynecologic, genitourinarypathology and molecular pathology), Leonidas Arvanitis, M.D. (neuropathology, lung pathology), Massimo D’Apuzzo, M.D., Ph.D. (neuropathology), Fang Fan, M.D., Ph.D. (breast, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology), Yu Liang, M.D., Ph.D. (bone and soft tissue pathology), Rifat Mannan, M.D. (digestive system pathology), Daniel Schmolze, M.D. (breast pathology), Christina Wei, M.D. (breast and gynecologic pathology), Huiqing Wu, M.D. (genitourinary pathology), Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D. (dermatopathology) and Vishwas Parekh, M.D. (dermatopathology) consult on over 10,000 surgical pathology cases annually. The Solid Tumor molecular genomic testing services are provided by the City of Hope Division of Molecular Pathology and Therapy Biomarkers under the direction of Michelle Afkhami, M.D. (hematopathology, molecular pathology).
A Premier Diagnostic Facility
The diagnostic facilities in the Department of Pathology at City of Hope include premier laboratories with the latest technology in:
Immunohistochemistry — A sophisticated, automated laboratory with a menu of over 150 stains which are completed within 24 hours.
Molecular Diagnostics — A state-of-the-art molecular laboratory which performs over 15,000 procedures each year. The staff, has extensive experience in molecular diagnostic testing.
Cancer Cytogenetics — The Cytogenetics Laboratory performs over 8,000 diagnostic cytogenetic and FISH procedures each year. Joyce Murata-Collins, Ph.D., provides in-depth expertise in cancer-related genetic abnormalities.
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How to Contact Us
City of Hope Laboratories
Attn: Lab Outreach Dept.
1500 E. Duarte Road
Main Medical, 2nd Floor, Room 2101
Duarte, CA 91010