Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology applies its knowledge of the mechanisms of disease to diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Research, education, and clinical activities are conducted in cooperation with other clinical departments, the Shock Trauma Center, and the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. Extensive equipment and laboratory facilities support these activities. The department is a national facility for tissue culture and human tissue procurement activities for disease diagnosis and research.

Patient Conditions

  • Full range of medical conditions
  • Full range of surgical patients

For more information about the Department of Pathology or to contact one of our pathologists, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians)


  • Autopsy
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Cytogenetics
  • Cytopathology
  • Hematopathology; Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine; Immunogenetics
  • Histopathology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology and Virology
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Surgical Pathology