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Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Daniel J. Cowden, MD

Section Director: Hannah Gilmore, MD

Our Department processes approximately 35,000 surgical specimens per year. In addition, the Department of Dermatology accessions and signs out approximately 18,000 dermatopathology specimens annually at UHCMC. Our Department works collaboratively with the Department of Dermatology in the clinical and educational aspects of Dermatopathology. The range of surgical specimens is broad, and virtually every anatomic site is represented in our case material. Service is provided by the following subspecialty teams.

Subspecialty teams and leaders
Subspecialty TeamTeam Leader
Gastrointestinal Pathology Joseph Willis, M.D.
Genitourinary Pathology Greg MacLennan, M.D.
Lung/Head and Neck Pathology Jay Wasman, M.D.
Breast Pathology Hannah Gilmore, M.D.
Gynecologic Pathology  Raymond Redline, M.D.
Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology      Raymond Redline, M.D.
Bone, Soft Tissue and Skin Pathology Robin Elliott, M.D.
Neuropathology Mark Cohen, M.D. and Marta Couce, M.D.
Opthalmic Pathology Marta Couce, M.D.
Transplant Pathology Daniel Cowden, M.D.
Cardiac Pathology Daniel Cowden, M.D.
Medical Liver Pathology Wei Xin, M.D.
Medical Renal Pathology Daniel Cowden, M.D.

The frozen section service includes broad participation of the faculty and encompasses specimens from most of the subspecialty areas. A Quality Assurance Program provides an ongoing real-time review of recent cases.