Pathology Services



  • Evaluation and pathology of all skin and mucosa biopsies and excisions (including oral and genital)
  • Margin evaluation
  • Sentinel node evaluation
  • Hair and nail examination
  • Immunohistochemistry & special stains
  • Immunofluorescence studies (including blistering diseases, lupus erythematosus, and vasculitis)
  • Facilitation of molecular diagnostics and immunophenotyping studies

Surgical Pathology

  • Routine evaluation of general anatomical tissue biopsies (including bone marrow, breast and gynecological biopsies)
  • Complete reporting of prognostic markers (including Her2, ER/PR)
  • Fine needle aspiration (FNA) and evaluation
  • Facilitation of molecular diagnostics and immunophenotyping studies ( reflex testing as needed)

Ocular Pathology

  • Pathology of ocular disease, biopsies and surrounding tissues

Client Services

Your Specimen is Our Priority

  • Pre-printed requisitions with barcoded labels for specimen/practice identification
  • Collection and transport kits provided
  • Prepaid shipping service, outside region
  • Regional courier services provided, free of charge
  • TAT within 24 hours of specimen receipt (for routine pathology)
  • Direct digital image upload to KDL for more accurate diagnosis
  • Secure online access to reports

Physician Practice Solutions

  • Patient education materials available
  • Patient-friendly billing policies
  • CME training available
  • Slide Preparation available
  • On-site FNA and bone marrow collection available
  • Melanoma cases reported for physicians to the TN Cancer Registry

News and Events

Cancer survivors may be at higher risk of developing Melanoma. Read report

FDA approves Erivedge, the first drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma. Story

Diagnostic Update

KDL now providing FDA-approved BRAF testing for all metastatic melanomas. More

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