SLUCare pathologists and clinical scientists offer complete, state-of-the-art diagnostic,
consultative and therapeutic services to referring physicians, community hospitals,
independent laboratories and other health care providers. Our goal is to provide timely
services that shorten hospital stays and reduce health care costs. We welcome consultations
from other pathologists who desire a second opinion about a complex case.
SLUCare pathologists are board certified by the American Board of Pathology. SLUCare clinical scientists have expertise in multiple subspecialties including
clinical chemistry, toxicology, and medical microbiology and are board certified by
the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and the American Board of Medical Microbiology.
The Pathology Department is accredited by College of American Pathologists. As leaders in anatomic pathology consultation services and clinical laboratory testing,
we combine sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of our fully accredited
laboratories with the resources of an academic and teaching institution.
Our specialists offer hematopathology diagnostic services with flow cytometry for diagnosis of hematologic malignancies and benign hematologic
disorders; renal biopsy and muscle biopsy interpretation; and special expertise in adult, pediatric, fetal and forensic autopsies.
We have special expertise in GI and liver pathology; cytopathology and fine needle aspiration; GYN, ENT, soft tissue and bone, and placental/perinatal pathology.
The department also maintains special facilities for immunohistochemical procedures,
as well as an electron microscopy laboratory and a full-service toxicology laboratory.
SLUCare Pathology Services
Anatomic Pathology Services
Clinical Pathology Services
- Clinical Pathology
- SLUCare clinical pathologists and clinical scientists provide quality service in laboratory
testing by developing and implementing new tests, ensuring quality control and offering
expert interpretations and consultations in order that clinicians may appropriately
care for and treat their patients.
- Forensic Toxicology Laboratory
- Blood Bank/Transfusion Services
- The SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Blood Bank is registered with the Food
and Drug Administration. It is staffed around the clock by specially trained medical
technologists and technicians.
- Teaching: Our staff is committed to teaching Allied Health students, medical students, residents
and fellows. Based on the individual's interests and needs, time learning with our
team will be spent acquiring basic blood bank technical knowledge, as well as gaining
experience on a busy transfusion service. Physicians-in-training are an integral part
of the team, serving as the primary liaison between the blood bank and patient services.
- Donation: Please donate! To learn about blood donation, please visit the American Red Cross
website or the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center website.
SLUCare Pathology Locations
1402 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis
6420 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
6800 State Route 162
Maryville, IL 62062
SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital
1 Good Samaritan Way
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864-2402
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital
St. Anthony's Health Center
1 St. Anthony's Way
Alton, IL 62002
400 N. Pleasant
Centralia, IL 62801