Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine participates in the care of virtually every Cedars-Sinai Medical Center patient, using the most sophisticated methods for making accurate diagnoses in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology. In addition, the department provides expert consultation services to the outside community. Our expert pathologists and clinical scientists are committed to improving precision medicine approaches, advancing basic science and translational research, and providing excellent training and education.

Learn more about residency, fellowships and other training program opportunities within our department.

Placental Pathology

A 37-year-old female with unexplained intrauterine fetal demise at 20 weeks gestation.

April 2017

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine was awarded "First Runner Up" by Medical Laboratory Observer.

The Biobank provides the necessary blood and tissue samples to advance scientific discovery.

Learn about the latest in testing, research, and other advances at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Department Chair

David M. Engman, MD, PhD

"The diagnostic work of pathologists affects more than 70 percent of all medical decisions."

CSRI-Academic Pathology Award for Basic, Translational and Clinical Research

Award sponsored by the Department of Pathology and is designed to foster basic, translational and clinical research, innovation, increased efficiency and expansion of its clinical services. Recipients:

  • Daniel J. Luthringer, MD - Do Fetal Levels of IgG and Iron Transport Physiology Vary by Beta-2 Microglobulin Concentration and Infant Sex?
  • Cynthia C. Nast, MD - Renal Ossification – An Active Process?