Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at KHCC includes the following medical laboratories: histopathology, cytology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, immunology, hematology, blood bank and the outpatient phlebotomy center.
 
State-of-the-art pathology services are offered by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, including the use of supportive specialized techniques such as immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, FISH testing, and molecular cytogentics.
 
In 2009, the Department earned international accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). This honor confirms that KHCC laboratories meet and exceed regulatory requirements, yielding the highest accuracy levels of laboratory results, making it part of an exclusive group of more than 6,000 laboratories worldwide that have met the highest standards of excellence.
 
Our expertise
In cancer, the correct diagnosis is essential for determining the correct treatment options and prognosis. The Pathology Department at KHCC has added numerous key diagnostic tests important for cancer diagnosis and treatment follow-up, and has recruited several highly qualified pathologists to interpret the results. The department reviews all  cases and diagnostic data of patients who have been referred to KHCC and has made major diagnostic changes in 88 out of 1217  of referred cases [2005 data].
 
Pathologists at KHCC are also key members of multimodality teams and clinics, tumor boards, and all patient care and educational activities. They work hard to guarantee the accuracy of internal and external pathology data that are vital in planning patient care.
 
Department Faculty
Dr. Maher Sughayer – Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Hussam Haddad
Dr. Maysa Al Hussaini
Dr. Fareed Barakat
Dr. Marwa Al Shatti
 
 
Alphabetical KHCC Laboratories Tests List and Collection Requirements:
King Hussein Cancer Center provides all concerned parties with a directory of tests needed for cancer patients. This directory contains test name, requirements of collection, performance information, Turn out time, and special handling information.
 
For detailed information about the Alphabetical KHCC Laboratories Tests List and Collection Requirements please click here