Phone: 1-800-997-5475 | Fax: 410-367-2404 | Email: apresco1@jhmi.edu

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 Pro.net 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:

Dermatopathology
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.