Anatomic Pathology Consultation Services

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

To send consult slides:

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

Forward SURGICAL PATHOLOGY 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: 410-367-2404

Forward CYTOPATHOLOGY slides by courier or express mail to:

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N Wolfe Street
Cytopathology Consult Service
Pathology, Room 412D
Baltimore, MD 21287-6940
Phone: 410-955-3520
Fax: 410-955-3438

Forward DERMATOPATHOLOGY slides by courier or express mail to:

600 N Wolfe Street
Blalock Building, Room 907
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: 410-955-3484
Fax: 410-955-2445
Toll-free: 1-877-321-9444.
Consultation Directory

Autopsy / Rapid Autopsy

Jody E. Hooper MD

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