Studying and Diagnosing Diseases
Pathology is the study and diagnosis of diseases, including their causes and development consequences. Clinical pathology deals with diagnosing disease through the analysis of bodily fluids and tissues. Anatomic pathology diagnoses disease through comprehensive examination of organs and body tissues.
At Palmdale Regional Medical Center, the Department of Pathology offers a range of anatomic pathology, diagnostic services, general surgical pathology, cytology, fine needle aspiration, flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry.
Among the subspecialties available at Palmdale Regional Medical Center are gastrointestinal, urological, gynecological and dermatological pathology, and hematopathology, including bone marrow exams for both inpatient and external consulting work.
Many of the pathologists at Palmdale Regional Medical Center are board certified, have many years of experience, hold faculty positions at USC Medical Center and are fellowship-trained in immunohematology and hematopathology.