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Surgical/Autopsy Pathology

Pathologic examination of surgical tissue specimens constitutes the major focus of our anatomic pathology department. We provide a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation of all tissue specimens with a state-of-the-art histology laboratory providing on-site diagnostic testing including immunohistochemistry, enzyme histochemistry and routine histochemistry. Additional ancillary testing in the areas of flow cytometry, as well as cytogenetic and molecular testing is available at the pathologist’s discretion through our partnering reference laboratories.

Our pathology department has expertise in the areas of gastrointestinal pathology, dermatopathology, hematopathology and general surgical pathology. Medical autopsies services are provided to inpatients of St. Alexius Medical Center and by individual arrangement with our staff pathologists. Forensic autopsy cases are referred to the North Dakota State Medical Examiners Office.