The Vanderbilt University Medical Center head and neck pathology team, led by James (Jim) Lewis Jr. MD, offers diagnostic expertise in the many complex areas of head and neck specimens. The team provides quick turn-around on diagnostic procedures, personalized reporting, and is available for telephone consultation with referring pathologists and clinicians.
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Our testing services include evaluation of:
Mucosal-Based Lesions Including p16 and HPV Testing
Salivary Gland Lesions
Bone and Soft Tissue Lesions
Thyroid & Parathyroid Lesions
VPLS provides detailed collection and transport protocols to help insure that tissue samples arrive at our laboratory in an acceptable condition for analysis. Our faculty consultants provide an integrated diagnostic report of all studies performed. VPLS can provide your institution with all the necessary collection and transport supplies, reporting, billing and customer support services to facilitate your specimen referrals to Vanderbilt.
Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Director, Fine Needle Aspiration Clinic
Mitra Mehrad, M.D.
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