Services


UAB Head and Neck/Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology provides a full range of diagnostic services:

•    Routine histopathology
•    Immunohistochemistry
•    Direct Immunofluorescence
•    In-situ hybridization – NEW:  High risk HPV testing
•    Molecular diagnostics
•    Quantitative image analysis (histomorphometry)
•    Special mineralized tissue processing

Biopsy bottles filled with formalin or Michel's solution, consultation request forms, and biohazard bags are provided at no charge.

Laboratory fees are billed directly to either the patient or their insurance company. We will submit a bill for reimbursement of services to medical insurance if the patient's referral slip or pre-authorization form is attached to the Pathology request form. We also accept Medicare and Medicaid assignment. 

UAB Pathologists are also available for clinical telephone or e-mail consultations. You may also mail your consultation questions and material to:

UAB Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
3556 North Pavilion
1802 6th Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35249

You may also access our web site biopsy request form by clicking here.

For questions regarding Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology services, please contact:

Margaret Brandwein-Gensler, M.D.
Professor and Head: Surgical Pathology
Tel: 205-934-1602 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For questions regarding Head and Neck Pathology Services, please contact:

Walter Bell ,M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Tel: (205) 975-4696 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or

Margaret Brandwein-Gensler, M.D.
Professor and Head: Surgical Pathology
Tel: 205-934-1602 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.