The Department of Pathology has a proven track record of providing efficient, highest quality laboratory operations and is an integral part of the medical services provided at Maricopa Medical Center. Surgical pathology diagnoses are made by intra-operative examination of gross tissue specimens, frozen section consultation and examination of permanent histologic tissue sections. The Department employs five full-time Board Certified Pathologists.
Subspecialty board certifications are also held in obstetrics, gynecology and cytology within the department. The primary operations for pathology services are based at Maricopa Medical Center. The Maricopa Health System Laboratories provide both on-site and reference clinical laboratory and pathology services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Autopsies, including released medical examiner cases
Diagnostic testing in the disciplines of microbiology
General and special chemistry
The Department also provides laboratory services for:
11 Family Health Centers and the Comprehensive Healthcare Center
Arizona Heart Hospital
Casa Grande Regional Medical Center
Dan Hobohm , MD
Chair of the Pathology Department DMG Board of Directors