Hospital-Based Pathology

Western & Pinnacle Pathology provides comprehensive pathology services in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, emergency centers and outpatient facilities. Western & Pinnacle Pathology currently services the Honor Health System to include John C. Lincoln Medical Center, Deer Valley Medical Center, Sonoran Health Emergency Center, and the Breast Health & Research Center. Hospital based services include, but are not limited to:

  • Comprehensive surgical pathology coverage by board certified, fellowship trained pathologists with special expertise in hematopathology, cytopathology, gastrointestinal pathology and breast pathology
  • Results on most cases (>90%) are available within 24 hours of specimen receipt. Our pathology reports are compatible with hospital EMR’s and are also available via an online portal with individualized, secure access and color photographs on select cases
  • A privately-owned College of American Pathologists-accredited histology laboratory with comprehensive immunohistochemistry and dedicated staff allowing for improved turnaround times, direct laboratory oversight, and reduced hospital costs
  • Board certified pathology assistants
  • Hospital clinical laboratory oversight and medical directorship
  • 24/7 hospital coverage for frozen sections, clinician consultations, and laboratory management
  • Active participation in hospital committees and conferences
  • In-house billing and transcription services

The pathologists and staff at Western & Pinnacle Pathology function as part of a multidisciplinary team. We highly value interaction with our clinical colleagues in order to provide the highest level of care to our patients. We have decades of combined experience and pride ourselves on long-term relationships with our clients. Western & Pinnacle Pathology have been practicing pathology in Phoenix for over 25 years.