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Neuropathology Consultation Service
Leslie A. Bruch, MD, Patricia Kirby, MD and Steve Moore, MD
A national anatomic and clinical pathology reference laboratory
affiliated with UI Health Care

Client Services
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Muscle Biopsy

Nerve Biopsy

Department of Pathology

Neuropathology Consultation Service

We provide comprehensive diagnostic expertise and services for pathology cases involving the central and peripheral nervous system that include neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders as well as neurodegenerative disease. Please feel free to contact us directly to discuss a case. For consultation on muscle and nerve biopsies see the Muscular Dystrophy/Muscle Biopsy site.

Hours: Specimens are accepted every day of the week including weekends and holidays. Consultations are available Monday-Friday.
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.

  • The clinical diagnosis and radiographic appearance greatly aid in interpreting CNS disease. Please provide the pre-operative imaging report or CD with images with the case.

  • If possible, historical and laboratory information would be greatly appreciated and may enhance the consultative opinion.
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: For further administrative information please call our client services staff at:
Local: 319-384-7212
Toll-free: 866-844-2522
Fax: 319-384-7213
Leslie A. Bruch, MD
Clinical Professor, Neuropathology
Office: 319-384-8871

Patricia Kirby, MD
Clinical Professor, Neuropathology & Surgical Pathology
Office: 319-356-4170

Steve Moore, MD
Professor, Neuropathology
Office: 319-384-9084