The UAB Pathology Department provides consultations for clinicians/physicians by our world-recognized pathologists with expertise in surgical pathology and cytopathology. We accept traditional glass slide second opinion consultations or blocks for complex cases.


  • Broad expertise in virtually all specialties
  • Direct line to pathology customer service to handle inquiries
  • Prompt response
    • Two-to-three-day turnaround on cases not requiring additional studies
    • Reports faxed when case is signed out
  • Return of slides and paraffin blocks unless permission to retain is granted by consulting physician

Submission Instructions

If you are a pathologist or clinician/physician, please complete the consultation request form, print, and send with the slides or block. To ensure prompt review, all checklist items must be submitted. 

Send slides or blocks to:

UAB Department of Pathology
North Pavilion 3rd Floor, Room 3518
1802 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35249
Phone: 205-934-4977
Fax: 205-975-7834