Services Provided by OPA

We are proud to provide the following services:

  • Tissue diagnosis of oral and maxillofacial specimens
  • Immunofluorescence & immunohistochemical studies
  • Consultation of radiographic and clinical images
  • Second opinion review of microscopic slides
  • Complimentary biopsy kits for return of specimens
  • Complimentary delivery of biopsy specimens to the laboratory by the U.S. Postal Service
  • 24-hour turnaround time on most biopsies excluding those that not require further analysis such as special stains or decalcification procedures 
  • Gross description and orientation of tissue prior to processing by board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists
  • Same day courier service to transport oriented specimens to an ASCP-certified histotechnician for processing into microscope slides
  • A complete written report including history, gross description, microscopic description, diagnosis, and comments (when appropriate) 
  • Upon request, we are happy to provide histologic images (photomicrographs) for your case files
  • Personal telephone reporting by the pathologist of all malignant diagnoses and unusual findings
  • Availability of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists to discuss special concerns and procedures on a case-by-case basis
  • Same day faxing of reports
  • Same day mailing of the original written report
  • Direct billing to the patient from our laboratory for our services
  • Courtesy billing of the patient’s PPO medical or dental insurance, when complete insurance information is provided
  • Interest free payment plans for patients with financial challenges

Please contact our capable and friendly staff for further information regarding our services.