Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Services

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine provides a full array of services essential for patient management including disease diagnosis, therapeutic monitoring, support for surgical intervention, and the provision of blood and blood products. Employing analytic methods that detect abnormalities in organs, tissues, cells and body fluids, the department contributes significantly to patient care in every medical specialty. With more than 90 full-time faculty members, the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC is one of the largest departments of its kind in the United States. The faculty provides diagnostic expertise in support of all Keck Health clinical programs with renowned strength in the following Anatomic and Clinical Pathology disciplines:

Anatomic Pathology

  • Surgical Pathology (Breast, Genitourinary, Gastrointestinal, Liver, Renal, Lung, Gynecologic, Bone tumors)
  • Transplant Pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Informatics/Telepathology

Clinical Pathology

  • Hematopathology
  • Microbiology
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Molecular Diagnostics

Board- certified pathologists direct state-of-the art laboratory services as well as provide real-time consultation for the diagnosis and management of our Keck patients.

Keck School of Medicine – Department of Pathology

Contact Information

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Phone Number:(800) USC-CARE (800-872-2273)



1500 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Last modified: April 18, 2014