Department of Pathology - Division of Anatomic Pathology

Clifford Harding, MD, PhD, Department Chair - 216-368-3611

Hannah Gilmore, MD, Division Chief - 216-286-6587
Adam Baldwin, Vice President - 216-844-5678

Please call 216-844-LABS (5227)

Organ-Specific Subspecialty Diagnostic Sign-Out

Co-Leaders: Hannah Gilmore, MD and Jay Wasman, MD

  • Service consists of 12 subspecialized surgical pathology diagnostic sections, including gastrointestinal, breast, thoracic, ENT, genitourinary, gynecological, liver, cardiovascular, bone/soft tissue, neuropathology, pediatric perinatal, endocrine, and ocular
  • Expert teams of diagnostic pathologists
  • Integration of specialized immunohistochemistry and molecular tests

Specialized Service in Cytopathology

Leader: Philip Bomeisl, DO

  • Provides Rapid On-Site Evaluation at diagnostic procedures
  • Expertise in non-gyn and gynecologic cytology
  • Supports ancillary molecular testing services for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes

Specialized Service in Autopsy

Leader: Holly Harper, MD

  • Subspecialty services in adult, pediatric, perinatal and neuropathology
  • Performs autopsies on internal and external cases, including private requests
  • Expert mortality staff assists in logistics

Specialized Service in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Leader: Mark Cohen, MD

  • Expertise in Alzheimer’s disease and Prion disease
  • Expert morphological diagnoses
  • Unique Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease program based on CSF analyses
  • Genetic susceptibility testing


Leader: Wadad Mneimneh, MD

  • Extensive test menu, including chromogenic in situ hybridization
  • Available as stand-alone test requests or with consultations
  • First-generation immunotherapy assessment antibodies available
  • Lynch syndrome risk screening (in conjunction with BRAF and methylation of MLH1 molecular testing)