Pathology services

The Leonard Christensen Eye Pathology Laboratory is the only full service, CLIA certified, Eye Pathology Laboratory in the Pacific Northwest.  The laboratory provides all types of histopathologic analysis of surgical and experimental eye tissues.  Studies performed in the laboratory include routine light microscopy for diagnosis of biopsies, frozen section studies to assist in surgical management of complex oncology cases, cytology of ocular fluids and fine needle aspiration biopsies, immunohistochemical studies, confocal microscopy and electron microscopy.

Contact us

For more information, call us at 503 494-3040, or contact David Wilson, M.D., at 503 494-3051.  Specimens may be mailed to the laboratory at: Christensen Eye Pathology Laboratory, Casey Eye Institute, 3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97239.

Requisition form

Printable requisition form


David Wilson, M.D., directs the laboratory. 

Dr. Wilson is a past president of the American Association of Ocular Oncologists and Pathologists.  He is a member of the Verhoeff-Zimmerman Society and has practiced Eye Pathology for over 25 years.

David J. Wilson, MD