Anatomic Pathology Consultation Services

To send consult slides:

If you are a pathologist or clinician/physician, please complete the Consultation request form.

Forward slides by courier or express mail to:

Johns Hopkins Medical Laboratories
1620 McElderry Street
Reed Hall Room 315
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone 410-955-2405
Fax 410-614-7712

To order tests, confer with faculty or handle processing and billing inquiries, please call Customer Service at 1-800-997-5475.

The Johns Hopkins Medical Laboratory provides world-recognized expertise in Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology consultation. Our pathologists accept traditional glass slide second opinion consultations or digitally scanned whole slides.

Digital consults may be submitted to Johns Hopkins Pathology by contacting to set up an account.

The following features have been incorporated into our consult service to better serve our consulting physicians:

  • Broad expertise in virtually all specialties
  • Direct line to responsive central receptionist to handle inquiries
  • Prompt response
    • Automatic faxed notification that cases have been received
    • Two-to-three-day turnaround on cases not requiring additional studies
    • Reports automatically faxed and hard copies sent when case is signed out
    • ePathAccess or Xifin consult reports are sent electronically via the web-based consultation network
  • Automatic return of all slides and paraffin blocks, by Federal Express, unless permission granted by consulting physician

Consultation Directory


Barbara Crain, MD, Phd;

Bone pathology

Edward McCarthy, MD

Breast pathology

Pedram Argani, MD Ashley Cimino-Mathews, MD

Cardiac pathology

Charles Steenbergen, MD, Phd; Marc Halushka, MD, Phd


Syed Ali, MD; Peter Illei, MD; Zahra Maleki, MD; Matthew Olson, MD; Christopher VandenBussche, MD,PhD

Dermatopathology & Oral Pathology

Dr. Janis Taube, Dr. Walter Rush, Dr. Gary Warnock


Elizabeth A. Montgomery, MD; Lysandra Voltaggio, MD

Gynecological pathology

Robert Kurman, MD; Brigitte Ronnett, MD; Russell Vang, MD

Head & Neck pathology

William Westra, MD; Justin Bishop, MD

Liver pathology

Robert A. Anders, MD, PhD; John Boitnott, MD; Laura Wood, MD, PhD

Hematopathology and Flow Cytometry

Michael Borowitz, MD, PhD; Christopher Gocke, MD; Milena Vuica-Ross, MD; Amy Duffield, MD; Kathleen H. Burns, M.D., Ph.D.


Peter Burger, MD; Barbara Crain, MD, Phd; Juan Troncoso, MD; Fausto Rodriguez, MD

Ophthalmologic Pathology

Charles Eberhart, MD, Phd

Pancreas / Biliary pathology

Ralph Hruban, MD

Pediatric pathology

Frederic Askin, MD

Pulmonary pathology

Neoplastic - William Westra, MD;
Non-neoplastic - Fred Askin, MD; Peter Illei, MD

Renal pathology

Serena Bagnasco MD

Soft Tissue pathology

Elizabeth Montgomery, MD

Urologic pathology

Jonathan I. Epstein, MD; George Netto, MD Tamara Lotan, MD;

Other cases

Jonathan I. Epstein, MD