Collier Pathology Services (CPS) Pathologists are Board-certified physicians with sub-specialty expertise available to interpret and diagnose tissue samples as well as laboratory tests. CPS Pathologists practice at Physicians Regional Healthcare System Hospitals (Pine Ridge and Collier Blvd campuses). Both Hospital locations have a full complement of laboratory instrumentation and surgical pathology equipment to assist your diagnostic needs in the following fields: Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine, Cytology, Surgical Pathology, Autopsy. In addition, Pathologists are available for immediate interpretation such as frozen sections and fine needle aspiration.
We provide diagnostic interpretation in general Surgical Pathology, Hematopathology, Obstetrics and Gynecology (including placenta,
endometrial dating and fertility), Gastrointestinal
Pathology, Dermatopathology, Urogenital Pathology, as well
as specialized tumor pathology and second opinions. Pathologists perform autopsies when requested by physicians as well as occasional private autopsies when requested by family members and insurance companies. Autopsies help determine the manner and cause of death and identify any pathology that has contributed to it (please see separate section for details, request form and additional info).
We use state-of-the-art microscopy coupled with telepathology, immunohistochemistry, in-situ hybridization and molecular pathology to complement and verify morphologic assessment. CPS Pathologists have access to nationally-recognized experts for second opinions and consults. Our Pathologists will discuss and review your case by phone or secure e-mail to provide you with the fastest turn-around time and reduce distress to patients and family members anxious for an answer. CPS Pathologists will always contact you immediately to report unusual and/or unexpected results.
If you like us to provide professional services for your office practice please contact us at (239) 919-1097 or 1-866-568-3620. Our turn-around-time for results is typically 24 hours and a pick up service can be set up to collect your specimens in a timely fashion.We can provide your office with detailed educational information pamphlets in color describing the most common disorders and diagnoses for distribution to patients. We can personalize them to include your office name and/or logo. If any of your patients have any questions regarding his/her diagnostic report, do not hesitate to refer them to a pathologist for a detailed review of the findings; CPS Pathologists are available to discuss pathology findings with patients.
Our requisitions are available as PDF files and we can easily customize them to your specific practice needs, to facilitate ordering of commonly requested lab tests and inclusion of special instructions. Please contact our office to obtain our requisitions and to set up specimen pick up.
We have built a reputation for a top-notch and transparent patient-oriented medical practice. Our best advertisement is the loyalty of our colleagues who place their trust and patient’s diagnoses in our hands. When you select CPS Pathologists for pathology and laboratory services, your practice will have the full benefit of direct access to an academic team of pathologists trained to deliver the highest quality of diagnostic consultations.
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should not be relied upon for any diagnostic decisions. Only a physician
thoroughly knowledgeable with your specific clinical condition can make such
decisions. CPS does not make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any
legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness
of any information, or diagnostic process hereby disclosed. Information
provided on this website may be outdated by the time it is published and you
should always rely on written information provided to you by your physician or
health insurance plan including but not limited to your personal and family
coverage status, deductible, co-pays and out-of-pocket expenses.
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