Gynecologic & Perinatal

The gynecologic and perinatal pathology subspecialty division of Hospital Pathology Associates (HPA) specializes in evaluating and diagnosing benign and malignant diseases of the female genital tract and placenta. Our team employs a variety of techniques to provide a comprehensive evaluation of tissues, including but not limited to histopathologic, immunohistochemical, molecular and cytogenetic analyses. We provide […]

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Autopsy

The autopsy subspecialty division of Hospital Pathology Associates (HPA) manages all adult autopsies provided in the Allina Health system. We perform complete examinations, including a comprehensive evaluation of all organs, including the central nervous system. We also honor all requests by next of kin for limited examinations (e.g., “heart only”) to meet the specific needs […]

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Cytogenetics & Molecular Diagnostics

The cytogenetic and molecular pathology subspecialty division of Hospital Pathology Associates (HPA) is led by Drs. Kerr and Reinartz. Our team provides high-quality diagnostic and theranostic testing services through Allina Health Laboratories. Changes in the genetics (DNA) and/or proteins in cancer cells are now widely used to select targeted therapies for cancer treatment. Our board-certified […]

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Neuropathology

The neuropathology subspecialty division of Hospital Pathology Associates deals with diseases of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves. It consists of one board-certified neuropathologist, Dr. William McDonald. Dr. McDonald is a member of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Neuropathology Committee and an active member of the American Association of Neuropathologists. Dr. McDonald co-authored […]

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Pulmonary (Lung)

The pulmonary pathology subspecialty division of Hospital Pathology Associates provides high-quality diagnostic examination of specimens from the lungs, mediastinum and pleura. Our professional practice supports clinical care of patients being evaluated for lung cancer, respiratory infections and interstitial lung disease. In this endeavor, our team works closely with thoracic surgeons, interventional radiologists, medical oncologists and […]

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Bone & Soft Tissue

The Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology subspecialty team at Hospital Pathology Associates (HPA) is dedicated to managing specimens collected from lesions of the bone/skeletal system and soft tissues of the body. Our team utilizes sophisticated ancillary testing tools beyond routine microscopy, including fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH), immunohistochemistry, and numerous other molecular assays to provide […]

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