Healthcare Provider Resources


Pathology-specific resources for healthcare providers are provided below.

Review pre-analytic guidance, testing updates, and specimen collection guidelines in Laboratory Resources.

Have a pathology question?  Call 844.617.PATH (7284) or 216.444.6781.

Request a Pathology Consult

If you are a healthcare provider in need of a primary or second opinion consultation, please provide the following information:

Pathology Consult Requisition

Each section on the Pathology Consult Requisition must be filled out, including:

  • Patient Identifiers
  • Insurance/Billing
  • Clinical Information
  • Ordering Clinician Contact
  • Specimen Details

Supporting Documentation

  • Patient’s pathology report (required)
    • Note: A working copy is sufficient.
  • Pathology Consult Requisition
  • Clinical history
  • Cover letter (optional)

Slides & Blocks

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories returns slides & blocks via FedEx.

Expedited return services are available if a FedEx/UPS account is provided by the requester.

Shipping Address

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
2119 E. 93rd Street, L15
Cleveland, OH 44106

Refer to our Specimen Collection & Transport Guidelines for more information.

Specimens must be sent to our laboratories via UPS, FedEx, or DHL.

Please complete a Pathology Specimen Manifest and include it with the shipment.

Need assistance?  Contact your Pathology Account Manager for support.

Requisitions & Forms

A completed requisition is required for each specimen submitted to Cleveland Clinic Laboratories.

Download a fillable PDF or order printed requisitions on the Supply Storefront.

Required information includes:

  • Patient Identifiers
  • Insurance Billing Information
  • Clinical Information
  • Ordering Physician Contact Information
  • Specimen Information
  • Preferred Subspecialty Group
  • Molecular Testing Options

Specimen Collection & Transport

Specimens are only acceptable for processing when they are collected and submitted to our laboratories appropriately.

If you have additional questions regarding the type of container to use for a particular test or specimen, refer to the specimen requirements on the Test Directory or contact Client Services.

Specimen Collection & Transport

Immunohistochemistry & Chromogenic in situ Hybridization Stain Menu

Review Cleveland Clinic’s Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and Chromogenic in situ hybridization (CISH) Menu.

Use the search function to find specific stains, look up disease-specific tests, and more.

Stained pathology slides ready for review

Pathology Consultation Kits

Ready to Ship

Pathology Consultation Kits contain all the necessary supplies to send consults directly to Cleveland Clinic Laboratories.

Each kit includes a range of specimen collection and transport materials as well as a prepaid shipping label for added convenience.

Easy to Use

Sending specimens to our labs with our kits is easy!

Once the specimen has been collected and prepared for transport, simply place the kit in the provided shipping envelope, affix the return label to the outside of the packaging, and arrange for a package pick-up or drop-off.

Order Online

Pathology Consultation Kits can be ordered directly from our Supply Storefront.

Instructions available in our Specimen Collection & Transport Guidelines include detailed specimen collection and preparation information.

Block/Slide Kit

Bone Marrow Biopsy

Kidney Biopsy Kit

Muscle Biopsy Kit

e-Lab Community

powered by Clinisys Atlas® (formerly Sunquest)

e-Lab Community is a browser-based application that connects medical facilities to Cleveland Clinic Laboratories.

This system is used for:

  • Ordering laboratory tests
  • Entering and tracking patient demographic and insurance information
  • Receiving test results for patients
  • Printing shipping manifests and reported results

Contact Us

Pathology Desk – 1.216.444.6781

The Pathology Desk assists with questions related to pathology specimen collection, preparation, and transportation.

Healthcare providers may also schedule an appointment to speak with a staff pathologist regarding a submitted case.

Client Services – 1.800.628.6816

Representatives are available to assist clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week—including holidays.

Our representatives are ready to assist with questions about test ordering, billing, shipping, and reporting.

Client Account Support & Sales Inquiries

For information on testing and service capabilities, technical support, and other account or sales-related questions, please contact a Pathology Sales Manager for assistance.

Brian Tetkowski, MBA
Manager, Pathology &
International Sales
[email protected]
Scott Johnson
Pathology Sales Manager,
Southeastern U.S.

[email protected]
Matthew Kirk, MBA
Pathology Sales Manager,
Western U.S.

[email protected]
Matt Pfleghaar
Pathology Sales Manager,
Midwest/Great Lakes

[email protected]
Bill Weidenbach
Pathology Sales Manager,
Northeast U.S.

[email protected]