University of Colorado Dermatopathology Consultants
The University of Colorado Dermatopathology Consultants perform a variety of dermatopathology
services including evaluation of wet tissue, electron microscopy, consultative opinions,
and direct and indirect immunofluorescence. We offer advanced immunohistochemical
analysis of skin biopsies, with 143 available immunohistochemical stains and in-situ
hybridization for selected disorders. Our facility is certified by the College of
American Pathologists (CAP) and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Medicare Billing Changes
There have been some changes to the way CU Dermatopathology Consultants bills for Medicare/Medicaid billing for
hospitalized patients. If your practice is affected by this change, please click on the following link for a
full explanation of the changes. Medicare Change Letter
A courier service is available to transport specimens within the Colorado Front
Range. Referrals from physicians in any state, as permitted by state regulations,
are also welcome.
Our recently updated electronic database allows clinicians secure, HIPAA-certified online access to patient reports
and report status, and facilitates easy communication with our staff.
Education and Research
Our five board-certified dermatopathologists and one board-certified oral pathologist
offer specific expertise in pediatric
dermatopathology, evaluation of melanocytic lesions, alopecia, cutaneous lymphoma,
oral pathology and analysis of metals and other foreign material in the skin.
We are active in academic research and teaching, and maintain a close relationship
with the University of Colorado Department of Dermatology and dermatology residency
program. The Departments of Dermatology and Pathology also offer a dermatopathology
fellowship training program to qualified dermatologists and pathologists.