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OB/GYN Pathology

The Division of Gynecological & Obstetrics Pathology is responsible for the diagnoses of all gynecological and obstetrical pathology specimens at Columbia University Medical Center. The Division processes over 10,000 surgical specimens and 1,300 placentas annually. The Division is directed by Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD, and has a staff of four pathologists.

The faculty has nationally and internationally recognized expertise in gynecological and obstetrical pathology. It applies the most current techniques in molecular biology and immunohistochemistry in providing diagnostic services.

The members of the Division of Gynecological & Obstetrics Pathology have an in depth understanding of the clinical management of diseases of the female genital tract. They emphasize clinical pathologic correlations when providing consultations.




Columbia University
Department of Pathology
630 W. 168th Street
Box #23
New York, NY 10032
Phone 212-305-6719
Fax 212-305-2301

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Columbia University
Department of Pathology
630 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

The New York Presbyterian Hospital
at Columbia University
Medical Center
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-2500
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