Clinical Services

Dr. Fred Plapp and Dr. Janet Woodroof in the Automated Clinical Laboratory

Drs. Fred Plapp and Janet Woodroof in Pathology's Clinical Laboratories

Department Administration

  • Fang Fan, MD, PhD, Barbara F. Atkinson, MD Endowed Professor of Pathology and Interim Chair; Director, Cytopathology; Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program
  • Fred Plapp, MD, PhD, Professor and Medical Director of Clinical Laboratory, University of Kansas Hospital, (913) 588-9218,
  • Fax no: 913-588-7073

The Department provides vital patient services to the Hospital, Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area and outlying medical facilities through our Laboratory Medicine Services.  Faculty are board-accredited and the department provides a full spectrum of subspecialized expertise including Chemistry, Cytogenetics, Hematopathology and Flow Cytometry, Transfusion Services and Medical Microbiology and Immunology. The clinical laboratory processes over 2.5 million samples per year. Our laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), College of American Pathologists (CAP) and Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

Further information on the staffing of our clinical laboratory can be found on our Clinical Staff page.

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Last modified: Aug 22, 2017
Grand Rounds

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds series, AY2018

February 5, 2018

"The 2016 Revision of the WHO Classification of Central Nervous System Tumors: Major Changes, Their Clinical Importance and Implications for the Practice of Surgical Pathology in the Near Future"

Douglas C. Miller, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO

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