The Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology and its laboratories provide comprehensive clinical services relating to testing and diagnosing various life-threatening diseases, including cancers of the liver, throat, breast, reproductive system, respiratory system, and the gastrointestinal tract.

  • Cytopathology and fine needle aspiration
  • Surgical pathology and autopsy 
  • Hemapathology
  • Microbiology/immunoserology/blood bank
  • Diagnostic erlectron microscopy
  • Academic services

Meet the Chair

Edward Lee, M.D.
Chairman

Upcoming Events

Community Health Forum: Spotlight on Health

Saturday, May 30, 2015 Many District of Columbia residents are not receiving adequate healthcare services. This event is designed to bring preventive services to communities to help educate, inform and reduce the health disparities in the Washington, DC area.

Walk 2 Win The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The funds raised for the Walk 2 Win will have a tremendous benefit on our Prostate Cancer Programs at Howard University Cancer Center.

Department of Pathology Administrative Office
Medical Arts Building
520 W Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059

Hours of OperationMonday – Friday
Pathology laboratory services are available continuously on a 24 hour basis.