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Anatomic Pathology Services


Geisinger Medical Laboratories' Anatomic Pathology Group offers three unique features (our microsystem model, our disease-oriented pathology reports, and our cutting-edge technologies) that allow us to provide you with the best information available, so you can give your patients the best possible care.

Anatomic Pathology services at Geisinger Medical Laboratories are delivered in a microsystem model. A subspecialty group of pathologists is formed around each organ system. These pathologists maintain leading-edge capability in the pathology of their organ system. In surgical pathology, subspecialization means seeing a higher volume of a particular lesion, which leads to increased skill, enhanced quality of care, and improved patient safety

The collective expertise of the Geisinger pathologists includes:

The Geisinger Anatomic Pathology Group provides our physician clients with disease-oriented pathology reports which convert laboratory data into information and knowledge applicable at the patient's bedside. This correlates your patient's status with the collective experience of the world's literature which, like our microsystem specialization model, also improves quality of care and ensures greater patient safety.

GML maintains state-of-the-art facilities with cutting-edge technologies, including

  • Laser capture microdissection
  • Tissue microarray
  • The ChromaVision™ automated cellular imaging system
  • The AutoCyte PREP™ system cervical cytology slide preparation device
  • The AutoPap™ automated screening device for review of Pap smears
  • Reflexive HPV-DNA testing on ASCUS cases
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsies
  • Flow cytometry
  • Immunocytochemistry
  • Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH)
  • Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Using the latest technology and techniques allows us to give you the most accurate and precise information about your patient, again improving quality of care and enhancing patient safety.

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