Patient Care

An accurate and comprehensive pathology diagnosis is fundamental to effective treatment. Obtaining a second opinion is useful for confirming and/or providing additional information regarding a primary diagnosis, and in some instances, offering a more accurate diagnosis of a patient’s condition. Pathologists generate an important part of the information used for therapeutic decisions, hence it is vital to have confidence in the pathologic diagnosis.

Pathology Behind the Scenes

Pathology "Behind Scenes"
The Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine created an inside look into the relationship between pathologists and oncologists so patients and medical professionals can better understand how these two critically important pro

Patient Services

The services we provide are essential for optimal patient care. An accurate diagnosis is crucial for patients to receive the most effective therapies. The expertise of our internationally recognized pathologists ensures the greatest chance of an accurate diagnosis and solid footing on that first critical step on a patient's journey, including the monitoring of patients' response to therapy and to predict prognosis. We have developed a nationwide diagnostic and patient management consultation service.

Second Opinion

An accurate and comprehensive pathology diagnosis is fundamental to effective treatment. Obtaining a second opinion is useful for confirming and/or providing additional information regarding a primary diagnosis, and in some instances, offering a more accurate diagnosis of a patient’s condition.

Molecular Genomics

Molecular genomics provides molecular testing of the highest quality to improve patient care. Our Molecular and Genomic Pathology Division provides our physicians with molecular information that will facilitate the diagnosis of diseases, monitor the prognosis of the patients, and assist in the selection of appropriate therapeutic options. Our state-of-the-art facility uses innovative genomic technologies to interrogate and identify disease related entities in solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, infectious diseases, and inherited diseases.

Licenses and Accreditation

Our Central Laboratory provides state-of-the-art testing for patients at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine as well as an ever-expanding network of reference laboratory clients through the New York Hospital Laboratories outreach program. Our lab is accredited by both the New York State Department of Health and the College of American Pathologists.