Head & Neck, Oral & Dermatopathology Comprehensive Services

The main objectives of UF Health Pathology Laboratories' Head & Neck, Oral & Dermatopathology Comprehensive Services Laboratory is to make superior clinical services available to patients and proactively support general dentistry and medicine practitioners, as well as endodontists, periodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, pediatric dentists and medical pathologists, in the diagnosis of oral and maxillofacial pathology.

We are committed to the advancement of the field of oral pathology and to the education of general and oral pathology residents, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and dentists. We practice a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment of these diseases wherein we rely on the expertise of our:
  • Bone and soft tissue pathologists;
  • Dental pathologists;
  • ENT pathologists;
  • Dermatopathologists; and
  • Microbiologists.

In addition to our evaluation of conventional histology, immunofluorescence microscopy, we regularly utilize a quantitative panel of specialized immunohistochemical, cytogenetic, molecular and microbiology techniques.

Our Division provides extensive teaching at the University of Florida Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry, as well as opportunities for comprehensive continuing education for physicians and dentists. Additionally, UF Health Pathology Laboratories' makes pathology consultative services available to dentists and physicians throughout the state of Florida.

Head & Neck, Oral & Dermatopathology Comprehensive Services