The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center provides comprehensive clinical and anatomical pathology services in all areas essential to support a large metropolitan acute care hospital. Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids and whole bodies (autopsies).

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Services

  • Clinical chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Blood banking
  • Hematology
  • Urinalysis
  • Flow cytometry
  • Diagnostic immunology

Anatomic Pathology services are offered in:

  • General surgical pathology
  • Gynecological pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Immunopathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology