The Division of Pathology provides diagnostic services to Cincinnati Children's and beyond, including the pathological evaluation of all biopsy material (surgical pathology) and autopsies. 

We have state-of-the-art resources including electron microscopy, laser capture microdissection, next-gen sequencing and clinical and research laboratories for the study of childhood disease. Areas of special expertise include: 

  • Histopathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Neuromuscular Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Nephropathology 
  • Neuropathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Placental and Fetal Pathology
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Molecular and Genomic Pathology Services (MGPS) – Infectious Disease Testing
  • Molecular and Genomic Pathology Services (MGPS) – Cancer Sequencing (NGS)
  • Tissue BioBanking

To speak with a physician or consult about a patient, call 513-636-4261

Why Choose Us?

We provide a full service anatomic diagnostic pathology evaluation of patient biopsies utilizing the following resources:

  • Full staff of board-certified pediatric pathology specialists
  • Fully operational histology lab for processing all routine biopsy specimens
  • A full range of highly specialized histologic technology including special histochemical stains, immunohistochemical stains, molecular technology and electron microscopy

We also provide a broad range of clinical pathology procedures including collection procedures, instrumentation and methodologies oriented to children's needs.