Pathology Services

Pathology Service

  • All specimens are reviewed by board certified pathologists.
  • 24 hour turnaround time unless special procedures are needed. Delay sheets are faxed to the office with anticipated completion date.
  • All unusual or malignant diagnoses called in to the clinician.
  • Reporting options include online, fax or mailed hard copy.
  • Consultation of clinical photographs or radiographs for active clients.
  • Judicious use of immunochemistry and special stains to aid in the diagnosis, when necessary.
  • Most immunohistochemistry¬†and special stains performed in-house.

Expert Consultation

Dr. Budnick and Dr. Muller offer expert consultation and second opinions on head and neck pathology cases from other institutions.

Cases should be sent to:
Dr. Susan Muller or Dr. Steven Budnick
Atlanta Oral Pathology
DeKalb Medical
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 501-7445

Submit glass slides, a pathology report with demographic and clinical information, and representative blocks if additional studies are anticipated.

Diagnoses are typically reported by telephone and followed the same day by a faxed or emailed written report, unless special stains are required which may cause a day or two delay.

Please do not hesitate to contact us prior to sending materials.