Dermatopathology Lab

inspecting a slide in the dermatopathology lab

cap-accredited-square-300x300.pngAffiliated Laboratories® is a lab designed by a surgeon for surgeons.

Since opening its doors in 2006, Affiliated Laboratories® understands the clinical impact of a microscopic diagnosis and has processed over a half-million skin biopsies. We offer diagnostic expertise and unparalleled service in the evaluation of dermatologic disorders ranging from routine to the most difficult cases. Accredited by the College of American Pathologists, our carefully designed system is focused on serving the dermatopathology needs of all providers who perform skin biopsies.

Affiliated Laboratories® was ranked 8th in the country (source: Laboratory Economics), for private dermatopathology laboratories. As one of a few private CAP-accredited dermatopathology labs in the nation, we have several fellowship-trained dermatopathologists who are experts in skin disease and specializing in skin cancer, particularly melanoma. We have a 24-hour turnaround time in our dermatopathology lab and will express diagnoses however, the clinician prefers.

  • Diagnostic services encompassing all dermatologic related disorders
  • Peer-to-peer consultative discussions for any cases of concern
  • Report delivery within 24-48 hours on routine cases
  • Comprehensive in-house test menu to assist in rendering a definitive diagnosis, including special stains and immunohistochemistry
  • Courier network for specimen pickup, as well as air-courier service for overnight delivery of specimens
  • Slide preparation for clinicians that either read their own slides or have hired a pathologist in the dermatopathology lab
  • Professional interpretation for practices that produce their own slides

Meet Our Dermatopathologists

Our dermatopathologists work with our providers through difficult diagnoses to render the most accurate treatment plans for their patients. We are committed to quality patient care, personalized service and efficient turnaround time.

Please feel free to call us at (480) 556-0446 or use the contact form below to leave us a message and one of our patient care representatives will promptly get back to you.

We’re Open & Here for Your Skin Health

As a medical and surgical practice, Affiliated Dermatology® is open and committed to providing dermatological services. In order to safely accommodate our patients, we are taking necessary precautions and requiring face coverings well as daily temperature checks for all staff and patients. Our aesthetic department is now open for appointments—except for injectable services. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this time.

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