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Dermatopathology Consultation
Mary S. Stone MD, Vincent Liu, MD and Brian Swick, MD
                                     
A national anatomic and clinical pathology reference laboratory
affiliated with UI Health Care

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Dermatopathology Consultation

Mary S. Stone MD, Vincent Liu MD and Brian Swick MD provide specialized dermatopathology
services on referred slides or unprocessed biopsy specimens.


Hours: Specimens are accepted everyday of the week including weekends and holidays.

Reports: The final report is faxed and/or mailed. A call will be made if specifically requested.

Requisition: Dermatopathology Consult Requisition

Specimen Shipping: Place tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin. Label container with the patient name, medical record number, and tissue source.

UI Diagnostic Laboratories (UIDL) can usually provide for specimen transport either through our own courier services or through other transportation providers such as overnight carriers. If you need assistance with transport arrangements, please contact UIDL Client Services at the number below.
To Send a Consulation:
  • Please provide us with your complete or incomplete pathology report (including gross description), H&E glass slides, and pertinent special or IHC stains.

  • Historical information would be greatly appreciated and will enhance the consultative opinion. Importantly morphology, distribution, and duration of skins changes as well as the clinical differential diagnosis should be noted.

  • If special studies are anticipated or requested, sending selected paraffin blocks will expedite analysis.
Shipping Address: UI Diagnostic Laboratories
Department of Pathology
200 Hawkins Drive, Room 5231 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Client Services: Toll-free: (866) 844-2522
Local: (319) 384-7212
Fax: (319) 384-7213

Dermatopathologists: Call (319) 356-0556 or email at:
Mary Stone, M.D.
mary-stone@uiowa.edu

Vincent Liu, M.D.
vincent-liu@uiowa.edu

Brian Swick, M.D.
brian-swick@uiowa.edu