Orthopedic and Podiatric Pathology


Orthopedic Pathology services offered in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

About half of Americans experience musculoskeletal (orthopedic) conditions in their lifetime. At Path MD Labs in the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California, the experienced pathologists offer the best pathology services to quickly determine the root cause of your patient’s orthopedic issues. When you’re experiencing orthopedic problems, fast service and high-quality testing are crucial, and you can count on both from Path MD Labs.

Orthopedic and Podiatric Pathology Q&A

What is orthopedic pathology?

Orthopedic pathology is a subspecialty of pathology that deals with the diagnosis and features of various bone diseases, specifically studying the cause and effects of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

The specialized pathologists at Path MD Labs provide outstanding orthopedic pathology services for the histologic diagnosis of orthopedic diseases, including disorders of the bone and soft tissues. The team has pathologic expertise in both adult and pediatric pathology.

Path MD Labs provides the highest-quality pathology services. Apart from having specialized pathologists, a state-of-the-art facility, and outstanding customer service, the team delivers timely results and offers a variety of formats to deliver their reports based on the needs of your office, surgery center, or hospital.

What is the difference between podiatric and orthopedic pathology?

While orthopedic pathology is more focused on bones and soft tissues, podiatric pathology is the process of studying disease in the tissues of the lower leg (specifically), including the skin, nails, soft tissue, and bone.

The highly specialized pathologists and the lab team at Path MD Labs offer comprehensive services.  Some of the services provided include:

  • Periodic acid–Schiff (PAS) stains
  • Photographic images
  • Ancillary molecular testing