Services


ARDX South Texas Dermatopathology offers high-quality, customer service-oriented dermatopathology services. Every biopsy is scrutinized under a microscope to derive an accurate diagnosis. Our physicians use a variety of sophisticated diagnostic techniques, including molecular testing, to ensure the accuracy of each diagnosis and to help guide referring client adoption of the most appropriate treatment plan.

Dermatopathology expertise:

• Fellowship-trained physicians board-certified in both dermatopathology and dermatology. More Information
• Grossing, embedding, processing, and routine H&E staining of skin biopsy specimens by our own experienced   laboratory personnel. Meticulous and systematic orientation of skin excisions for evaluation of margin involvement by   neoplasms. Accurate, clear, and prompt diagnoses framed in the language of clinical dermatology.
• Routine review of all malignant melanomas, unusual malignant neoplasms, and difficult inflammatory conditions by a   minimum of two dermatopathologists.
• Diagnostic consultations on slides prepared by outside laboratories.
• Proficiency review of slides prepared and previously diagnosed by contributors.
• Participation in quality assurance programs
• Affiliation with the American Society of Dermatopathology
• Laboratory accreditation by the College of American Pathologists

Comprehensive test menu:

• Routine H&E staining of skin biopsy specimens
• Performance of a wide variety of special stains and immunoperoxidase stains.

Exceptional customer service:
• Access to dermatopathologists for personal consultations
• 24-to-48 hour turnaround times on routine biopsies
• Immediate telephonic notification to referring physicians on all critical results
• Customized reports
• Courtesy pick-up service via one of our in-house couriers locally or FedEx, UPS, Lonestar Overnight or private courier   services out-of-town.
• Courteous and professional service with live client services; no automated test menus
• Participation in most major insurance plans. More Information

Educational services:

• Educational programs for physicians and residents
• Teaching of dermatology and pathology residents from the University of Texas, BAMC, and WHMC. More Information
• Elective rotations for histotech students.

ConnectDX connectivity solutions:

• Integration with your EMR system and your PMS
• Intelligent data delivery process
• Proactive management of the electronic environment
• Customized practice reporting

Practice management solutions:

• doc2MD - Electronic medical records specifically designed for dermatology practices. More Information
• doc2MD Lab Edition - Pathology management system for test ordering, specimen preparation and tracking, and results   interface