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A Leading Anatomic Pathology Service Provider

NEPA co-owns histology and cytology laboratories with Mercy Medical Center, located in Springfield, MA. This innovative partnership permits direct pathologist management oversight of all technical operations, resulting in timely responses to the needs of our physicians and clients in this rapidly changing marketplace. It supports the pursuit of excellent quality control and rapid turn-around times for all outpatient specimens. The NEPA-Mercy Medical Center partnership also facilitates the acquisition of state-of-the-art pathology technology.

NEPA provides regional outpatient services with subspecialty expertise in cytopathology and gynecologic, urologic, dermatopathologic and gastrointestinal pathology.

Anatomic Pathology Outreach Services

  • Board certified subspecialist pathologist team
  • Dedicated regional courier services
  • Dedicated client service personnel
  • Rapid turnaround for diagnostic biopsies and PAP smears
  • Patient report delivery options
  • Patient insurance billing support service
  • Clinical consultations available upon request

Gynecologic Pathology Services

  • ThinPrep Pap test processing using Hologic’s Computer-Assisted Imaging System
  • High-risk HPV Pap testing with available HPV 16/18/45 genotyping
  • GC, Chlamydia and Trichomonas Pap vial testing
  • Excellent biopsy and Pap test report turnaround time

Urologic Pathology Services

Prostate Core Biopsies

  • FDA-approved Abbott UroVysion Urine “FISH” technology
  • Customized specimen collection boxes, requisitions and report formats
  • Excellent report turnaround time
  • Extensive sectioning for thorough evaluation of each biopsy
  • State-of-the-art staining
  • Dedicated courier services
  • Clear, specific and clinically relevant diagnoses to aid in the care of your patients diagnoses
  • EMR software interface options
  • Graphic report, including mapping of tumor within the prostate and Partins prognostic table, based on clinical stage, Gleason Grade and PSA levels

Dermato-Pathologic Services

  • Two senior internationally recognized dermatopathology consultants, Dr. Artur Zembowicz, MD, PhD and Dr. Steven Lyle, MD, PhD
  • Expert inerpretation of difficult melanocytic and inflammatory lesions
  • FISH testing available for borderline malignant melanocytic lesions

Gastrointestinal Pathology Services

  • Dedicated to excellent biopsy report turn around time
  • Routine immunohistochemical studies for infectious and neoplastic diseases, including markers for hereditary colon cancer
  • Endoscopy staff in-service training program available