The Department of Anatomical Pathology at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is NATA and RCPA accredited to provide a comprehensive range of histopathology and cytopathology services, as well as solid tumour molecular testing by fluorescence in situ hybridisation and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).
Frozen section are performed at our Fitzroy laboratory site during normal working hours (8am to 6pm)
All frozen sections should be booked with the laboratory in advance by calling 9231 4578
Our areas of expertise include bone and soft tissue, neuropathology, eye, skin, breast, lung, lymphoma and GI. To request a consult on your case, please download the Expert Opinion Request Form and forward the completed form together with your slides to the Department of Anatomical Pathology.
Expert Opinion Request Form
Retrieval of Diagnostic Material:
Archival retrieval of diagnostic material service for additional testing is available. Please fill in the diagnostic material consent form and please send to the Department to Anatomical Pathology.
Retrieval of Diagnostic Material Request Form
We offer somatic molecular testing by Fluorescence in situ Hybridisation and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). Further information regarding gene targets and NGS panels can be found on the Molecular Pathology webpage.
Please download the Molecular Request Form and forward the form together with the tissue sample to the Molecular Laboratory - Department of Anatomical Pathology.
SVHM Molecular Testing Request Form
For any general molecular enquiries please contact +61 3 9231 1049 or email Molecular@svha.org.au
Fine Needle Aspirate (FNA) Bookings:
Our Cytology scientists are able to attend FNA procedures between the hours of 8:30am - 4pm.
Please contact the laboratory on +61 3 9231 4098 to make a booking for attendance. At least one day's notice prior to procedure is required for bookings.
A/Prof John Slavin
Acting Director of Anatomical Pathology:
Ph: +61 3 9231 4290
Our Anatomical Pathologists:
Laboratory Contact Details:
For general enquiries please contact us on:
Ph: +61 3 9231 4583
Fax: +61 3 9231 4580