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Perinatal and Obstetrical Pathology Consultation Services

The Division of Perinatal and Obstetrical Pathology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine offers comprehensive second opinion and consultation services by our expert pathologists, including:

  • Evaluation of placental and fetal specimens (up to 24 weeks of gestation).
  • Assessment of previous and current specimens in recurrent or unexplained reproductive failure.
  • Evaluation of gross and microscopic examination with maternal history, prenatal ultrasound, cytogenetic studies, microbiologic studies, and radiologic studies.
  • Analysis of complex placental lesions resulting in pregnancy loss, fetal growth restriction (IUGR), and adverse perinatal outcome, including recommendations for further testing.
  • Evaluation of placental pathology associated with maternal diseases such as preeclampsia, coagulopathies, autoimmune disorders, and diabetes.
  • Evaluation of placental pathology associated with fetal or neonatal disorders, such as ascending or congenital infections and congenital anomalies.
  • Testing includes immunohistochemistry as appropriate.
  • Telephone consultation is available, and diagnostic reports are sent by fax in a timely fashion.

Our services may be requested by patients and obstetrician/gynecologists, in addition to other pathologists.

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Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464 Fax: (212) 746-8192

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