Diagnostic Services Dermatopathology

Sangueza Omar P  Omar Sangüeza, MD
  Medical Director, Dermatopathology


Dermatopathology at Wake Forest School of Medicine offers a complete cutaneous disease diagnostic program, including evaluation of wet tissue specimens and expert second opinion consultations.

The interpretation of the referred specimens is done by board-certified dermatopathologists with ample experience in the diagnosis of neoplastic and inflammatory skin diseases, Their areas of interest and expertise include melanocytic neoplasms, cutaneous lymphoid lesions, alopecias and vascular lesions. We also offer ancillary services including immunofluorescence, flow cytometry, PCR, FISH probes and electron microscopy.

Our service also attracts consultations from dermatologists and pathologists across the United States and abroad.

Our Dermatopathology Laboratory offers a fellowship specialty training position.


CAP, College of American Pathologists

CLIA, CMS Certified for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act

TJC, The Joint Commission

AABB, American Association of Blood Banks

FACT, Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy

NAACLS, National Program for Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science

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