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Hematology & Hematopathology Service

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Director

Department of Laboratory Medicine

  • Hematology/Hematopathology
  • Clinical Hematology Laboratory
  • UCSF, Room M524, Box 0100
  • 505 Parnassus Ave.
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0100
  • Phone: 415-353-1750
  • Fax: 415-353-1106

Department of Pathology

  • Hematopathology
  • UCSF, Room S543, Box 0102
  • 513 Parnassus Ave.
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0100
  • Phone: 415-514-1641
  • Fax: 415-353-1200

Overview

The Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine provide comprehensive laboratory testing and tissue diagnostic services in Hematology/Hematopathology. The Hematology Laboratory performs approximately 500,000 diagnostic tests a year, including routine and specialized testing in general hematology and coagulation. Hematopathology services include review of bone marrows, lymph nodes, and other lymphoid tissues, including those obtained by surgical excision as well as fine needle aspirate (FNA). Ancillary studies, such as flow cytometry and molecular testing, are available to support diagnostic interpretation. Faculty providing services include 8 full-time and part-time board-certified Hematopathologists.

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General Hematology

The UCSF Clinical Laboratory includes comprehensive testing in routine and special hematology. The service includes resident, fellow and attending physicians in laboratory medicine who work with the clinical services to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with hematologic disorders.

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Bone marrow

UCSF provides comprehensive hematopathology diagnostic services, including bone marrow evaluation. The bone marrow service includes resident, fellow and attending physicians who work with the clinical services to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with hematologic disorders.

Currently, over 1200 bone marrows are reviewed on patients whose care is provided at UCSF. The Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology employ 8 full-time or part-time board certified Hematopathologists. Outside consultations are provided upon request. Consultation may be sent to the bone marrow service for review or to a specific faculty member on the Hematology/Hematopathology service. Specimens and/or slides may be referred to UCSF for bone marrow evaluation alone, bone marrow evaluation with ancillary testing, or ancillary testing alone.

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Coagulation

The UCSF Laboratory Medicine Service includes a comprehensive coagulation laboratory. The service includes resident, fellow and attending physicians in laboratory medicine who work with the clinical services to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis.

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