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Neuropathology Services isoOpen Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; Call Client Services 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234
Neuropathology Services offer expert neuro-biopsy interpretation. In addition, consultative services are available for brain, pituitary, muscle, nerve and eye biopsies, as well as for autopsy material. Our department has a board certified neuropathologist. Supportive services include:
Brain Autopsy, Brain Tumor, FISH [View Image]
Muscle Biopsy Images: NADH stain (first pic) ATPase stain (middle pic) and Dystrophin stain (third pic). [View Image]
Client Services 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234
Please refer to our Lab Services Catalog under Anatomical and Surgical Pathology for specimen handling information.
A surgical pathology Accession Sheet (pdf) with adequate clinical history and a differential diagnosis must accompany the specimens for their proper interpretation. Please include the proper ICD-10 code.
Please contact Client Services 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234 for assistance with the Accession Sheet and detailed information about transportation, specimen handling, separation prior to transportation and causes for rejection.
The Anatomic Pathology Receiving area is located at the MCV campus in the Gateway Building, 1200 E. Marshall Street, 6th floor, (804) 828-9739.
All faculty members actively participate in numerous interdisciplinary conferences and are involved in the education of medical students and in the training of pathology, neurology, and neurosurgery residents. Residents complete a one-month rotation with access to extensive teaching materials including a Neuropathology CD-ROM, CAP Neuropathology survey cases, and selected glass slides. They attend slide conferences, clinico-pathological conferences, weekly brain cutting sessions, and participate in daily discussions of clinical cases. Brain cutting is held 9am every Friday in Sanger Hall B02-018. All VCUHS physicians, students and nursing staff are invited to attend.
Consultative services are available for brain, pituitary, muscle, nerve and eye biopsies, as well as for autopsy material. Contact us for a clinical consultation.
Woon Chow, MD, PhD
Neuropathology & Pathology Information Systems