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Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ for Pathology Services

Pathologists at the Department of Pathology work in state-of-the-art laboratories to study the causes, processes and specific diagnoses of diseases. Their pathology reports help guide your future care and treatment.

Since our hospital and outpatient laboratory services use standardized methods and reporting, results can be effectively compare when patients go from outpatient to inpatient status or vice versa. Physicians can have electronic access to all results whether performed on an outpatient or inpatient encounter.

Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s pathology services for:

  • "The Physician's Physician"
    Many of the decisions made by physicians for patients' primary or specialized care will depend on the expertise and advice of a pathologist. As vital members of the treatment planning team, pathologists are respectfully dubbed "the physician's physician.”
  • Board-Certified and Board-Eligible Pathologists
    Our pathologists have achieved the highest level of proficiency in their specialty.
  • Advanced Training in 15 Subspecialties
    Our department is staffed by over 40 subspecialty-trained pathologists who focus on specific areas of pathology, ranging from autopsies and breast pathology to thoracic and gastrointestinal pathology.
  • Training Future Pathologists
    Associated with Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, our pathology department actively participates in the training of pathology residents and fellows and educates medical students during their clinical rotations in the laboratory.
  • Featured Speakers at Medical Conferences
    Our pathologists publish regularly in medical journals and are sought-after speakers at national and international conferences.
  • Collaborative Approach
    Pathologists and research scientists share knowledge with the goal of integrating research findings into improved patient care.