Dermatopathology Diagnosis

Original Diagnosis

Our providers and staff understand that time is of the essence in patient care and strive to produce expert results as efficiently as possible. With our in-house, state-of-the-art histopathology lab, we are able to reliably return a diagnosis to you within 24 hours of our receipt of the tissue for routine cases.
Veselina Korcheva, MD

Send us a case

If you have a specimen that you would like to send to us for original diagnosis, please call us at 503-494-5245 to establish service. We offer routine and stat pick-up service within the entire Portland Metro and select surrounding areas and offer complimentary FedEx service for those outside of our courier area. 

We also provide all of the supplies you will need for sending samples. A completed requisition form, containing all necessary information, must accompany all biopsies.

Your results

Our expert diagnosis is documented in a customized and thorough report that will be delivered to you by fax, in most cases within minutes of completion. Reports can also be sent by mail or accessed online through OHSU Connect.

OHSU Connect

If you refer patients to OHSU you can get easy, online access to your patient’s medical record. With OHSU Connect, you’ll have secure, HIPAA-compliant, web-based access to OHSU’s electronic medical record - EPIC. Through OHSU Connect, you’ll have real-time access to:
  • Lab results, imaging reports, progress notes, discharges summaries, and other medical documentation
  • E-mail notification of select patient activity (e.g., ED visits, abnormal lab results, admissions)
  • Secure messaging with OHSU medical staff
OHSU Connect is available to all referring providers and their staff.
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