Breast Pathology - Consultation Services

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Breast Pathology Consultation Services

The Division of Breast Pathology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center offers complete consultation services for breast biopsies by our expert pathologists, including:

  • Routine H&E interpretation
  • Case review of invasive ductal and lobular carcinomas, in-situ, metastatic, recurrent, and other breast cancers
  • Comprehensive immunohistochemistry, including prognostic markers (estrogen and progesterone receptors, Ki-67, and HER-2/neu)
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for HER-2/neu
  • Electron microscopy to assist with diagnosis when needed
  • Expert consultants for cross-specialty consultations to collaborate on the diagnosis of complex cases
  • Recommendations on therapy
  • Rapid turnaround time (typically 48 business hours from receipt of slides), with the final report faxed immediately

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Breast Pathology Consultation Services

The Division of Breast Pathology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center offers complete consultation services for breast biopsies by our expert pathologists, including:

  • Routine H&E interpretation
  • Case review of invasive ductal and lobular carcinomas, in-situ, metastatic, recurrent, and other breast cancers
  • Comprehensive immunohistochemistry, including prognostic markers (estrogen and progesterone receptors, Ki-67, and HER-2/neu)
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for HER-2/neu
  • Electron microscopy to assist with diagnosis when needed
  • Expert consultants for cross-specialty consultations to collaborate on the diagnosis of complex cases
  • Recommendations on therapy
  • Rapid turnaround time (typically 48 business hours from receipt of slides), with the final report faxed immediately

The Importance of a Second Opinion

Second Opinions: Breast Pathology 2

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Faculty

General Contact

Sandra J. Shin, MD
Chief, Breast Pathology
sjshin@med.cornell.edu

Syed Hoda, MD
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
sahoda@med.cornell.edu

WCMC-NYPH
525 East 68th Street, ST-1031D
New York, NY 10065
Tel: 212-746-6482
Fax: 212-746-6484

Billing and insurance information

The staff of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center welcomes your billing inquiries. If you have any questions about billing, please contact us:

Billing inquiries: (212) 746-6445
Toll-free: 800-551-0670, ext. 7466445
Fax: (212) 746-3856

We participate with most insurance carriers and bill the carrier directly, which results in little or no cost to the patient. However, the patient is responsible for deductibles and co-pays.

Please contact us if a patient does not have an insurance carrier on our list of accepted insurance carriers prior to sending the case to us.

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