Anatomic Pathology Services for St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
The pathology staff of St. Joseph’s Pathology, PC provides diagnostic surgical and autopsy pathology services at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. The anatomic pathology department provides a variety of specialty procedures which include: frozen section examination of surgical specimens, lymph node protocols, estrogen/progesterone receptor and HER-2/neu assays, and a variety of immunohistochemical studies.
All pathologists are board-certified and offer expertise in the areas of tumor pathology, hematopathology, cytopathology, and general surgical pathology.
Brando Cobanov, M.D. is the director of the laboratory.
Surgical pathology reports may be obtained by calling 315-448-5416 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or by calling Customer Service at 315-461-3008 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. Reports may be autofaxed from our computer system on request.
Arrangements for special procedures not included in this manual may be made by calling the Pathology department at 315-448-5416.
The Cytopathology Department primarily assists in the diagnosis of cancer from exfoliated cells from all body sites. The department is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is closed on holidays and weekends.
All specimens must be accompanied by a properly completed cytopathology requisition. It should be filled out completely. The patient history is essential.
If tests from other laboratory departments are ordered (e.g. Microbiology), separate specimens should be submitted.
Cytology reports may be obtained by calling 315-410-7210 during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by calling Customer Service at 315-461-3008 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. weekdays, or Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reports may be autofaxed from our computer system on request.