Anatomic Pathology Facilities

The anatomic pathology Service is housed in the Surgery Brain Research Institutes and Billings Hospital. Included in this area are histology laboratories, a surgical pathology wing, an immunohistochemistry laboratory, electron microscopy suites, autopsy rooms, and offices for housestaff.

There are approximately 30,000 surgical pathology cases analyzed annually, including 850 renal and 1,300 bone marrow biopsies. In addition, about 200 autopsies are performed.

Clinical Pathology Facilities

The modern spacious Clinical Pathology laboratories occupy 30,000 square feet in the Mitchell Hospital, and utilize advanced instrumentation and methodology.

Nearly four-million clinical laboratory tests are performed on patient specimens annually. Including quality control and other procedures, this accounts for approximately 12 million CAP weighted workload units performed.