Gynecologic Pathology - Consultation Services

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Gynecologic Pathology Consultation Services

The Division of Gynecologic Pathology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center offers comprehensive second opinion and consultation services, including:

  • Laboratory requisition forms, pick-up and delivery services, and high-quality tissue processing in a New York State and College of American Pathologist (CAP)-certified histology laboratory.
  • Complete evaluation of each biopsy specimen by board-certified pathologists with subspecialty expertise in gynecologic pathology.
  • Standard evaluation using light microscopy and any necessary ancillary tests, including immunohistochemistry and molecular profiling.
  • Ancillary testing can be performed if representative paraffin blocks and unstained slides are submitted.
  • Prompt diagnosis is made for H&E slides sent for expert review.
  • Most final diagnostic reports are available within one to two days and returned via fax (with the exception of those requiring ancillary studies).
  • Personal telephone consultation is also available.

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Gynecologic Pathology Consultation Services

The Division of Gynecologic Pathology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center offers comprehensive second opinion and consultation services, including:

  • Laboratory requisition forms, pick-up and delivery services, and high-quality tissue processing in a New York State and College of American Pathologist (CAP)-certified histology laboratory.
  • Complete evaluation of each biopsy specimen by board-certified pathologists with subspecialty expertise in gynecologic pathology.
  • Standard evaluation using light microscopy and any necessary ancillary tests, including immunohistochemistry and molecular profiling.
  • Ancillary testing can be performed if representative paraffin blocks and unstained slides are submitted.
  • Prompt diagnosis is made for H&E slides sent for expert review.
  • Most final diagnostic reports are available within one to two days and returned via fax (with the exception of those requiring ancillary studies).
  • Personal telephone consultation is also available.

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Faculty

General Contact

Lora Hedrick Ellenson, MD
Chief, Gynecologic Pathology
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Avenue, F-309D
New York, NY 10065
Tel: 212-746-6447
Fax: 212-746-8079
lora.ellenson@med.cornell.edu

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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