Surgical Neuropathology Consultations

Our laboratory specializes in the evaluation of brain and spinal cord biopsy specimens.  Routine studies on glass slides and paraffin embedded material are available.  Additional studies including: Immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, electron microscopy and molecular analysis are also available. 

Please include a completed Neuropathology Consultation Request Form with each submission.

How to obtain a consultation:

Complete the Neuropathology Consultation Request Form and send the completed form along with slides (stained or unstained) and paraffin blocks to: 

UPMC Neuropathology Consult Services
Presbyterian University Hospital

Room S701 Scaife Hall
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 624-9415
Fax: (412) 624-5610

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Additional information which might also be included:
Patient demographics
Copies of previous surgical pathology reports
MRI and CT scans (or copies of the reports)
Clinical history, including previous treatment (especially radiation treatment)

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