GI and Liver Pathology
The team of Gastrointestinal Pathologists at Yale is dedicated to provide state of the art diagnostic services pertaining to these disorders: Gastroesophageal reflux, Barrett’s esophagus, Helicobacter pylori gastritis, stomach cancer, colorectal polyps and cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma.
GI and Liver Pathology Service
Services and Expertise
We see about 15,000 cases each year pertaining to gastrointestinal tract, which include diagnostic biopsies, explants and resections. Being a tertiary care medical center we see a high proportion of complex and rare cases, and frequently receive cases from other institutions within and outside the country for our expert opinion.
The service strives for clinical and academic excellence. We are committed to provide outstanding and timely clinical care, and more than 90% of all diagnostic biopsies are signed out within 24 hours after arriving in the laboratory. We frequently interact with the clinical care providers to discuss complex clinical cases and believe in a team-based approach for best medical care. The division is well supported by excellent histolopathology laboratory, technical staff and has the state of the art electron microscopy lab, molecular diagnostic lab, immunohistochemistry lab, and medical informatics. We offer all advanced ancillary tests required for the management of GI disorder including molecular profiling of tumors and genomics and believe in personalized medicine.