Stanford’s Pathology Department offers innovative, cutting edge research and top-level expertise for patient care. Our preeminent faculty spans from emerging leaders to highly accomplished physicians and scientists, including a Nobel laureate and members of the National Academy. Our department has been a consistent leader in clinical innovation and the application of discoveries to improve the diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
Stanford’s Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Laboratories, and Blood Center play a critical role in facilitating patient care. We annually perform over 12 million clinical laboratory tests and evaluate over 60,000 surgical pathology and cytology specimens. As an academic medical center, we offer a wide range of routine and esoteric testing and deep subspecialty expertise in our pathology practice. In addition to serving the patients of Stanford Healthcare, we offer our expertise to outside institutions around the globe through our Anatomic Pathology Consultation Program and our Clinical Lab Outreach program.
Pathology is central to the future of precision medicine and Stanford’s pathology department plays a key role in leading both clinical and research efforts in this important area. We are proud to provide cutting edge cancer-related and constitutional genetic and genomic clinical testing through novel test development and leading research efforts. Stanford’s long history of scientific accomplishments, commitment to clinical innovation, and nationally recognized programs in anatomic pathology, laboratory medicine, and investigative pathology and research, leave us uniquely positioned to impact the future of pathology.