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
    • Automatic faxed notification that cases have been received
    • Two-to-three-day turnaround on cases not requiring additional studies
    • Reports automatically faxed and hard copies sent when case is signed out if requested
  • Automatic return of all slides and paraffin blocks unless permission granted by consulting physician (please see the request form)

Submission Instructions

If you are a pathologist or clinician/physician, please complete the consultation request form, print, and send with the slides or block.

Send slides or blocks to:
UAB Department of Pathology
North Pavilion 3rd Floor, Room 3518
1802 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-934-4977
Fax: 205-934-7834