Information for Physicians



Shipping Instructions for Pathologic Slides/Paraffin Blocks

Pathology consultations are provided free of charge. Please send the following to the address below:

  • a complete set of hematoxylin and eosin-stained slides
  • a complete pathology report
  • one representative paraffin block or 15 unstained sections
  • your contact information including phone number, fax, and e-mail address

You will receive a complete report within 2-3 days of receipt.


Arrangements should be made for Federal Express pick-up according to the usual institutional procedure. Call ahead to receive a Federal Express account number for your shipment. Specimens should be shipped to the address below:

D. Ashley Hill, M.D.
Chief of Pathology
Children’s National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave. NW
Washington, DC  20010
Office phone: (202) 476-2815 or (202) 476-2051
Fax: (202) 476-4030
e-mail: dashill@cnmc.org

Please contact Dr. Hill by phone, fax, or e-mail to notify her of the shipment, the FedEx tracking number, and when the shipment is expected to arrive.



Washington University Barnes Jewish Hospital Siteman Cancer Center
Children's Hospital

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