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Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Consultation
Chris Jensen, MD and Andrew M Bellizzi, MD
A national anatomic and clinical pathology reference laboratory
affiliated with UI Health Care

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Department of Pathology

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Consultation

We provide advanced and specialized gastrointestinal
and liver pathology services for pathology cases involving
the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. Please feel free
to contact us directly to discuss a case.

Hours: Specimens are accepted everyday of the week including weekends and holidays.
Reports: The final reports maybe faxed or provided electronically.
Requisition: Anatomic Pathology Requisition
Send a Case:
  • Please provide us with your complete or incomplete pathology report (including gross description), H&E glass slides, and pertinent special or IHC stains.

  • If possible, historical and laboratory information would be greatly appreciated and may enhance the consultative opinion.

  • Liver biopsies in particular benefit from laboratory values including transaminases, alkaline phosphatase and/or GGT, as well as appropriate serologies if hepatitis is suspected.

  • The clinical diagnosis and endoscopic appearance greatly aids in interpreting GI mucosal biopsies, especially in circumstances where colitis, Barrett's or neoplasm is suspected.

  • If special studies are anticipated or requested, sending selected paraffin blocks will expedite analysis.
Shipping: Courier Service: Courier service is available to clients within our local service area.

Overnight Carriers: Complimentary overnight shipping is available via FedEx for clients outside our local courier service area.
Shipping Address: UI Diagnostic Laboratories
200 Hawkins Drive, Room 5231 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242-1087
Client Services: Toll-free: (866) 844-2522
Local: (319) 384-7212
Fax: (319) 384-7213
Consultants: Ready to send us a case? Let's get started? [Click]

Chris Jensen MD
(319) 356-3217

Andrew M Bellizzi MD
(319) 356-4436